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The Archbishop of Mosul has insisted Christianity in Iraq “will not and will never die”, as he spoke to Euronews about the difficulties the religious minority in the country are facing. After the...
The leader of Catholics in England and Wales has issued an urgent call to rebuild persecuted Christian communities in Iraq and other minorities pushed to the brink of extinction. In a statement...
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With rising tensions in the background, the Chaldean primate has written to US and Iranian embassies in Baghdad, stressing the consequences of "another catastrophic war" in the Middle East. Rouhani...
An Iraqi Church leader has met UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and called on the British Government to provide urgent help to prevent persecuted minority faith groups from dying out in their ancient...