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IRAQ: Parliament recognizes Christmas as a public holiday throughout the country

Agenzia Fides, December 17, 2020, Baghdad (Agenzia Fides) - From this year, Christmas becomes a public holiday throughout Iraqi territory. This is what the members of the Iraqi Parliament decided, expressing unanimously their agreement to the proposal made in recent months and made public... read more
Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel Moussa of Mosul

Archbishop of Mosul: Europe has Been Weakened by its Denial of its Spiritual and Cultural Roots

In the face of the recent terror attacks that hit France and Austria, Iraqi archbishop Najeeb Michaeel, recently nominated for the Sakharov Prize, says the Old Continent is guilty of laxity with regards to the advance of radical Islam. By Solène Tadié, National Catholic Register, November... read more
Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil( Jonah McKeown/CNA.)

Archbishop of Erbil: Is the US abandoning Christians at risk in Iraq?

CNA, May 17, 2019 Archbishop Bashar Warda, one of the leading voices on behalf of persecuted and displaced Christians in Iraq, released today an urgent statement regarding the retreat of U.S. personnel from key areas in the country. “The 2011 pullout by the last administration created the... read more