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A Marian statue is returned to St. Adday church in Karemlesh, Iraq, March 19, 2021. Photo ourtesy Fr. Thabet Habeb.

Marian statue, once desecrated by Islamic State, returns to Iraqi parish

A statue of the Virgin Mary that had been desecrated by the Islamic State but was later restored has been... Read more

Pope Francis incenses a once-desecrated statue of the Virgin Mary from Karemlesh during his Mass in Erbil, Iraq, March 7, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis blesses Marian statue desecrated by Islamic State

A statue of the Virgin Mary that had been desecrated by the Islamic State was present at Pope Francis’ Mass... Read more

Then-Fr. Najeeb Michaeel at a "Global Dialogue" event in Buenos Aires, Oct. 3,  2016.

Iraqi archbishop who preserves historic manuscripts nominated for Sakharov Prize

The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul has been nominated for the Sakharov Prize for his work to preserve hundreds of historic... Read more

Father Ragheed Aziz Ganni, who was killed for the faith June 3, 2007 in Mosul, is seen with a group of young adults. Photo courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need.

This priest and three companions were killed for the faith in Iraq

When Fr. Ragheed Aziz Ganni was confronted by armed men after celebrating the Eucharist at his Chaldean Catholic parish in... Read more

The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, Emil Nona, who was forced from his eparchy by the Islamic State in 2014.

The faith that has been in Iraq 2,000 years 'cannot disappear so easily'

Archbishop Emil Nona is the Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, the Iraqi city overrun by the Islamic State last summer. Since... Read more

Refugees who have fled from ISIS and arrived in Ankawa, in the northern part of Erbil, Iraq.

Iraqi bishop warns that West will suffer from Islamism

The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul has warned that Christians around the world would face suffering from Islamists as his diocese... Read more