Iraqi Christians

Thumbnail a woman at sharia al haman hope refugee camp in duhok iraq on march 28 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna After genocide, what's next for Iraq's Christians?

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the United States has declared that genocide is taking place against Christians and...

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Thumbnail eucharist credit wideonet shutterstock cna After three years of ISIS occupation, the Mass returns to Mosul

Following the liberation of Mosul, Iraq, from the hands of the Islamic State, Christians are cautiously returning to the city. And as they return,...

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Thumbnail al tamera syriac catholic church in qaraqosh burned and destroyed courtesy of fr roni momika cna After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain

After three years in exile from Iraq's Nineveh Plain while it was occupied by the Islamic State, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena...

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Thumbnail pic1 640 Ankawa bomb attack strikes unease in refugees with nowhere else to go

A car bomb explosion in front of the American consulate in what is considered the safest city in Iraq has left many unnerved and anxious, praying...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan archdiocese of boston via flickr cc by nd 20 ewtn Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 at the liturgy of the lords passion at st peters basilica on april 3 2015 credit losservatore romano cna As battle for Mosul rages, Pope appeals for an end to violence in Iraq

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2016 / 06:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the Iraqi Army currently embroiled in an effort to liberate Mosul and the Plains of...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan of new york visits a displacement center in dawodiya iraq on april 10 2016 credit elise harris cna 'Astounding' – Cardinal Dolan talks about his trip to Iraq

As he leaves Iraqi Kurdistan, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said what struck him most during the visit were the people’s faith and hope, despite violent...

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Thumbnail a family at the khazair checkpoint after fleeing from mosul iraq on june 11 2014 credit r nuri unhcr acnur via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 7 23 14 Bishops' charge to US government: help Iraqi Christians

The U.S. bishops have urged the U.S. government to assist Iraqi Christian victims of persecution, while France has offered asylum to Iraqi...

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Thumbnail cardinal dolan in iraq elise harris cna Cardinal Dolan in Iraqi seminarians: you will convert the world

After spending his first full day in Erbil, Iraq, Cardinal Timothy Dolan gave a special message to men studying in Iraq’s only remaining seminary...

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Thumbnail syrian children at refugee camp credit procyk radek shutterstock cna Carl Anderson: In battle for Mosul, don't forget persecuted groups

New Haven, Conn., Oct 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The battle to free Mosul from the hands of ISIS must be accompanied by concrete efforts...

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Thumbnail a man leaves his car and packs his bag at the khazair checkpoint after fleeing from mosul iraq on june 11 2014 credit r nuri unhcr acnur via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 7 23 14 2 Catholic groups unite to help Iraqis ousted by extremists

Catholic Relief Services and Caritas have agreed to a common plan to help those who have fled from their homes in the portions of northern Iraq now...

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Thumbnail mary credit david mctavish shutterstock cna Christian girls who barely escaped ISIS credit Mary for their safety

Kirkuk, Iraq, Oct 23, 2016 / 12:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Seven young women in Kirkuk credit the Virgin Mary for their safety after spending a...

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Thumbnail al tamera syriac catholic church in qaraqosh burned and destroyed courtesy of fr roni momika cna Christianity returns to the towns of Iraq's Nineveh Plain

Mosul, Iraq, Nov 22, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two years after the sound of church bells was replaced by the sound of explosives in...

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Thumbnail mourning woman credit photo unit via flickr cc by nc 20  cna DC leaders discuss protection, justice for ISIS victims

Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2016 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With ISIS continuing to threaten vulnerable populations in Iraq and Syria, more action...

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Thumbnail migrant credit gustave deghilage via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Don’t send Chaldeans back to persecution in Iraq, advocates plead

Detroit, Mich., Jul 10, 2017 / 06:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a federal judge again halted the deportation of over 1,000 Chaldeans from the U.S.,...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan of new york 4 visits a displacement center in dawodiya iraq on april 10 2016 credit elise harris cna 4 10 16 1 For Iraq's Christians, what comes after Islamic State?

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

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Thumbnail iraqi woman with rosary credit elise harris cna 1 'Have mercy on ISIS': The shocking prayer of a young Iraqi

Krakow, Poland, Dec 16, 2016 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- (Editor's note: This article includes explicit descriptions of violence. Reader...

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Thumbnail ruins of new york credit larry bruce shutterstock cna How the response to 9/11 affected Christians in the Middle East

Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attacks, we shouldn't overlook...

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