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Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq speaks at Georgetown University on Feb. 15, 2018.

Iraqi archbishop: We must ensure ISIS genocide is not repeated

Jul 16, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Grateful for aid to Iraqi Christian genocide victims, the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Erbil says more must be done to... Read more

Pope Francis blesses a young boy in the Syriac Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception in Bakhdida, Iraq, on March 7, 2021. Photo credits: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis in the Nineveh Plains: ‘Terrorism and death never have the last word’

Mar 7, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis entrusted the rebuilding of Christian communities in the Nineveh Plains to the protection of the Virgin Mary at... Read more

The Church of Mar Behnam and Mart Sarah in Qaraqosh, Iraq celebrates Christmas Mass Dec. 25, 2018 before the church's renovation.

Iraqi church formerly defaced by ISIS rededicated on Assumption feast

Aug 16, 2019

By Courtney Mares

An Iraqi church damaged and defaced by the Islamic State in 2014 was rededicated Thursday for the parish’s celebration of... Read more

Archbishop Petros Mouche of the Syrian Archeparchy of Mosul.

Iraqi archbishop longs for better times for his Church and his people

Apr 8, 2019

Archbishop Petros Mouche heads the Syriac-Catholic Archdiocese of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, which was captured by ISIS in the summer... Read more

Syrian Catholic Archbishop Youhanna Boutros Moshe of Mosul blesses a newly-erected cross in Bakhdida, Iraq, May 2, 2017. Photo courtesy SOS Chretiens Orient.

Blessing of cross begins rebuilding of Iraqi towns destroyed by Islamic State

May 9, 2017

With the blessing of the cross raised up in the city of Bakhdida May 2, the reconstruction of the towns... Read more

Internally displaced Christians at a refugee center in Dawodiya, Iraq, April 10, 2016.

For Iraq's Christians, what comes after Islamic State?

May 31, 2016

By Matt Hadro

With thousands of displaced Christians in Iraq subsisting on humanitarian aid, advocates are asking if they have a future there... Read more