Tag: Iraq

Iraqi government seeks to address Pope Francis' concerns

Christians living in Nineveh Governorate face near-daily security threats with the presence of radical Muslim militia.

Iraqi town renamed: Tel Askuf — The daughter of Hungary

As a sign of honour, the members of the local community call their town Tel Askuf, Hungary's daughter

Pope Francis: "Terrorism and death never have the last word"

The pope prayed the Sunday Angelus on March 7 with Christians at a church in Bakhdida.

Pope Francis appealed for interreligious harmony at the birthplace of Abraham

Pope Francis appealed for harmony among the followers of the world’s major monotheistic religions at an interreligious meeting.

A delegation of Hungary Helps Program travelled to Iraq

Like Pope Francis, the delegation of the Hungary Helps Program was not frightened away by terrorists.

Pope Francis will bless desecrated statue of Mary in Iraq

It was decapitated in the Christian village of Karamles, between Mosul and Erbil, during the Islamic State’s occupation.

Iraqi Christians remember 13th anniversary of kidnapping and death of Archbishop

As they prepare to welcome Pope Francis, Iraqi Christians commemorate Paulos Faraj Rahho, Archbishop of Mosul.

Iraqi prime minister: "Iraq is not Iraq without Christians"

The local Christians praised the efforts of the current Iraqi government to protect the nation's cultural and religious pluralism.

Rocket assault in Erbíl – the village is „important to us by many aspect"

Erbíl’ airport got assaulted on the evening of 15th of February. One civil American died, another four got injured, a soldier amon