- Nov 27, 2020
An Iraqi archbishop who helped save hundreds of ancient manuscripts from being destroyed by Islamic State militants was among the nominees for the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize.
Archbishop Najib Mikhael Mousa of Mosul, Iraq, wants the “adventurous” Pope Francis to visit Iraq.
Members of the Chaldean Christian community gathered to protest against federal agents’ round-up of more than 100 Iraqi Christian immigrants in light of recent negotiations between the U.S. and Iraq. The organizers told local media outlets that despite their past crimes, those who were deported are active members of the community.
Young Muslims joined Christians in repairing and cleaning the Monastery of Saint George in Musul, after ISIS militants vandalized it by smashing windows, damaging the church’s dome, and discarding its cross. The monastery belongs to the Chaldean Catholic tradition.