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IRAQ - VATICAN
Chaldean Synod: 'Solidarity and Pride' of Iraqi Christians, witnesses of peace, faith and unity
Patriarch and bishops express "appreciation" for the role of the armed forces in the fight against terrorism. The desire to celebrate "the liberation of the entire territory". At a "critical and difficult time" a renewed appeal to dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil. Prayer for vocations.
Iraq’s Chaldean bishop’s appeal to the Sharm el-Sheikh summit and the world’s Muslims
The prelates publish a letter addressed to the international representatives gathered in Egypt for the future of Iraq. They ask for an end to violence against Christians and a return to the united effort to rebuild the country in peace and respect of diversity.
"Ecumenical graduation" at Babel College in Ankawa
The academic year concludes for the only theology faculty in Iraq: the five graduates come from the Chaldean, Armenian Orthodox, Assyrian, and Syro-Catholic communities. Patriarch Delly and many bishops attend the ceremony. Three sisters wounded today by a suicide bomber in Telkef.
Chaldean synod: the names of two new bishops leaked
They are Fadi Isho and Philip Najim. Synod discusses the safety of Christian community and the controversial idea of an “ethnic enclave” for Iraqi Christians.
05/12/2003 Iraq - Vatican
Newly elected Patriarch of Baghdad seeks support from entire Christian world
Chaldean Christians, after five years the crestfallen dream of Iraq
Five years after the American invasion of Iraq, we publish the testimony sent to AsiaNews by a Chaldean Christian in Mosul. The community is still in shock over the loss of its pastor, Archbishop Rahho, killed by his kidnappers this month. The questions that still surround what is today the last stronghold of al Qaeda in Iraq.
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