- Feb 23, 2020
It’s not during every interview that my eyes well up with tears, but Father Douglas Bazi isn’t every interviewee.
When the Islamic State group rolled across Iraq’s Ninevah Plain in 2014, tens of thousands of Christians fled for their lives to Kurdish-controlled areas of the country. They still wait in limbo in crowded camps, facing an undefined future. The only certainty they enjoy is knowing that whatever happens to
ROME — Pope Francis on Wednesday found two ways of expressing his concern for the victims of terrorism, condemning the Brussels attacks and sending both personal and financial support to Iraqi Christians menaced by ISIS. “I once again appeal to all people of good will to unite in the unanimous
Last week I was in northern Iraq studying the work of World Vision and other Christian aid organizations in response to the refugee crisis in the Middle East. While there I spent time with a young priest who opened my eyes to the reality that when it comes to terrorism,
On the Catholic liturgical calendar, Aug. 6 is the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, recalling a Biblical scene when Christ became radiant with glorious light on a mountaintop alongside the Old Testament prophets Moses and Elijah. For Iraqi Christians, however, Aug. 6 this year brings to mind anything