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Iraq

 

The pebble and the 'colomba'

“The Church that Francis wants is open and close to the suffering. This is why the Pope was very glad that we could be present ...

Pilgrimage among persecuted Christians

A vigil in a tent in Arbil and Easter Mass in Sulaymaniyah were the last events during Cardinal Fernando Filoni's visit to Iraq. The Prefect ...

Holy Thursday with refugees

Cardinal Fernando Filoni spent Holy Thursday with Iraqi refugees. On the evening of 2 April he celebrated the Mass of the Lord's Supper in the ...

An Easter gift for those displaced in Iraq

During Holy Week, Cardinal Fernando Filloni is on mission in Iraq, where he has visited several villages in the north, those closest to areas occupied ...

A people extraordinary under trial

Even in the difficult trial they are facing, Iraqi Christians are offering an extraordinary witness of faith to the Church and the world, a witness ...

Cardinal Filoni as Francis' Special Envoy to Iraq

The situation in Iraq is becoming increasingly dire. And to express his spiritual closeness to the people suffering and to bring them the solidarity of ...

The Holy See's concern for Iraq

“The Secretary of State is following the situation of the Christian communities in the Middle East with great concern. The Christian communities are suffering unjustly, ...

The situation of Christians in Iraq continues to worsen by the hour

The condition of Christians in Iraq continues to worsen by the hour. Hundreds of families have been forced to flee and abandon their villages and ...

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Oct. 16, 2018