After a myriad of reports of United States humanitarian aid not reaching Christian genocide survivors in Iraq, their advocates in the U.S. are hoping that will change very soon. “There is an emergency here,” Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), chair of the House panel on global human rights, stated at a press conference on Capitol Hill
Priests in Iraq are helping reconstruct around 13,000 homes in the Plain of Nineveh which have been damaged or destroyed by ISIS so that Christians will have a place to come back to. To accomplish this, the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has created a Commission for the Reconstruction of Nineveh.
The Iraqi parliament has stated a new law that will allow children to convert to Islam if either of their parents is Muslim. This law by other religious leaders in Iraq is totally unacceptable, especially for Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako who led a protest meeting in Baghdad against the new law; the
Pope Francis addressed the World Meeting for Young Consecrated Men and Women yesterday Pope Francis has revealed that he keeps a small cross held by an Iraqi priest who was being beheaded for refusing to renounce his faith. The Pope began his general audience yesterday by referring to “our martyrs in Iraq and Syria, our
Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 02:04 am .- A Knights of Columbus relief fund for persecuted Iraqi refugees has now surpassed $2 million, and the order has released a special prayer to add a spiritual dimension to the humanitarian response. “It has shocked the conscience of the world that people are systematically being purged