Iraqi Christiansfacing "extinction"

12/04/2014
Lent of prayer and solidarity with Catholic and non-Catholic poor in Bùi Chu
The diocese, located in northern Vietnam, sponsored a number of initiatives in favour of the less fortunate, regardless of their religious beliefs. A young mother is grateful for the solidarity she experienced during her illness. A 75-years-old atheist woman thanks "religion" for the support she was given. Students go on pilgrimages and retreats to prepare for Easter.
09/04/2014
Patriarch Sako: mourning and prayer for Card Delly who kept us united in dark times
The patriarch emeritus dies at the age of 87 years, after leading the Chaldean Patriarchate in one of Iraq's most difficult periods. Mar Sako remembers how "he was able to encourage the community and remained faithful to its mission." A memorial Mass will be celebrated In Baghdad, whilst the funeral might take place in the United States.