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Like Mgr Rahho Iraqi Christians must continue building peace, says Pope
This morning Benedict XVI celebrated Mass in memory of the slain bishop of Mosul. “May his example sustain all Iraqis of good will, Christians and Muslims, in building peaceful co-existence based on human brotherhood and mutual respect.”
Love for our “Muslim brothers and for Iraq” in Mgr Rahho’s Will
The Will of the Chaldean archbishop slain by Islamic terrorists last month is published. It includes no material bequests but a strong message upon which to build peace and love among religious communities. His notion of death is one of openness, of “giving oneself to a new and infinite God”.
The Church in Iraq does not give in to terrorism
A year ago terrorist attacks were carried out against five churchesSt Paul's Church in Mosul was one of them. Today the Chaldean Bishop celebrated a mass to commemorate the event. "The Church is much better today [. . .] we have learnt to put into practice values like forgiveness".
Mosul Christians, angry and desperate
AsiaNews speaks to the faithful about archbishop Rahho who was found dead yesterday. Fears are growing that the community might cease to exist. Iraqi police blame al-Qaeda for the murder. Islamist terrorists plan to run Christians out of the country.
In Mosul 81 children meet the challenge of their First Communion
30/05/2005 IRAQ YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST
A week to celebrate the Year of the Eucharist in Mosul diocese
Prayers and moments of reflections are held in every parish. "People feel the need for a God who is close," says Chaldean bishop.
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