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Iraq

Five years after Christians forced out of Iraqi homes, situation still delicate

Archbishop of Erbil warns of continued presence of extremist Islamist groups

The only priest who stayed in a city invaded by the Islamic State

Now he is inviting the Christians who took refuge elsewhere to return.

In Iraq, a new Catholic hospital and university bring hope to an embattled Christian community

 For more than three years, the Archdiocese of Erbil hosted more than 120,000 Christians who fled the 2014 onslaught of ISIS on the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq.

Return of Christians to their homes in Syria, Iraq is a “duty of civilization,” says Pope Francis

Drying the tears of these children who know nothing but death and destruction will restore to the world its dignity

Christians after ISIS: “I want my child to grow up in Iraq”

How young Christian parents found a house for themselves and their newborn child thanks to Aid to the Church in Need.

How Christians and Muslims got together to save one of world’s oldest churches in Iraq

Because of their mutual interest, members of the two faiths are reaching out to one another after decades of conflict.

Iraqi refugees in France are helping to revive a Marian apparition site

The local parish priest talks to us about the exciting challenges of bringing Mary to the heart of his village community.

Holy See approves opening of cause of beatification of Iraqi priest and deacons killed in 2007

The priest and three deacons were killed in Mosul, Iraq after celebrating Mass.

Honoring Mary, Iraqi Christians focus on women

Before Iraq can rebuild the infrastructure, they must rebuild the family.

Mother Olga Yaqob, survivor of 4 wars

Photo of the Day: April 17, 2018

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