- Sep 17, 2020
Catholic aid agencies helping the displaced in northern Iraq say they are reaching those in need as the COVID-19 situation slowly improves there.
A lethal combination of insecurity, political chaos, economic stagnation and outright persecution have created a toxic environment in the Middle East – for almost everyone, of course, but in a special way for Christians.
England’s top prelate has called for more to be done to rebuild the towns and villages of Iraq’s Nineveh plains after they were destroyed by the Islamic State group.
Rumors have spread saying Archbishop Bashar Warda – and the Church – have been the recipient for huge amounts of U.S. government money.
In the main square in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella stands a large cross, one of the few overt signs the town was historically Christian.
The new Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, faces a challenge of rebuilding, but not just structurally.