» 04/11/2005, 00.00
IRAQ - VATICAN
Pope, example of humility to Iraqi Christians
A crowded memorial mass was held in Mosul for the Pope; in Baghdad seminarians compose a hymn to honour the Pontiff, 'pastor, apostle and father".
In Mosul 81 children meet the challenge of their First Communion
06/04/2005 LEBANON - VATICAN
Thousands honour Pope in Harissa
Card Sfeir presides mass in Marian shrine visited by John Paul II, spurs politicians to realise the Pope's dream: peace in the Middle East.
06/04/2005 BANGLADESH - VATICAN
A mystic and missionary Pope touched the heart of Muslims in Bangladesh
Flags are flown at half mast for the first time to honour a Christian religious leader. The central role of mission in a spirit of reconciliation and ecumenism is a legacy that we must not lose, says PIME missionary in Dinajpur.
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".
11/11/2004 VATICAN PALESTINE
Arafat: May peace return between two states, Pope says
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