Iraq

August 28, 2014

Muslim Scholar: ‘A Reform for the Islamic World Is Needed’

Professor of Arabic language Wael Farouq decried the violence perpetrated by Islamic fundamentalists in Iraq, saying, ‘Islamic practice today needs a deep reform to the conception of every Muslim that violence is against the principles of our religion.'

August 27, 2014

Chilean Lawmakers Urge President to Denounce Iraqi Violence

Congressman Felipe De Mussy said, although ‘we may be hundreds of kilometers away, we have to take this on and clearly, firmly reject it.’

August 27, 2014

Papal Envoy: We Must See the Humanity of Each Iraqi Refugee

Cardinal Fernando Filoni gave Pope Francis a firsthand account of the desperate plight of a populace uprooted by Muslim radicals.

August 25, 2014

Register Radio - Military Operations in Iraq and the Register’s College Guide

August 22, 2014

Has Pope Francis Endorsed U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq?

NEWS ANALYSIS: It appears that neither dialogue, negotiations nor even economic sanctions can stop the Islamic State.

August 21, 2014

Journalist James Foley Turned to Prayer for Strength

The journalist was fortified by the Rosary during his imprisonment. After Foley’s execution by militant Muslims, his family and community pray for comfort.

August 13, 2014

Latest Papal and Holy See Statements on Persecution in Iraq

August 11, 2014

U.S. Catholics Say Prayers for Peace in Iraq

Vigils are scheduled for today in New York and Denver and will continue in other dioceses.

July 30, 2014

Prayer Vigils in U.S. Mark Desperate Plight of Iraqi Christians

Chaldean Bishop: ‘We want the U.S. to weep with us, but it is not paying attention.’

July 24, 2014

Iraq’s Christians: Robbed, Abandoned and Desperate to Survive

The situation for Iraq’s Christians grows more desperate, as Chaldean Catholics in the U.S. plead with the Church to take notice and raise its voice.

July 10, 2014

From World Cup to Pope Cup

December 15, 2011

Congressmen Urge President Obama to Discuss Religious Freedom in Iraq

Reps. Frank Wolf, R-Va., Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Chris Smith, R-N.J., were among the bipartisan signatories of the letter urging the president 'to raise the plight of Iraq’s besieged ethno-religious communities.'

November 25, 2011

Fifteen Amazing Things About NCYC 2011, You Want to become a Doctor of the Church?, and much more!

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November 15, 2011

The Bishops on Iraq

October 25, 2011

Iraqi Christian Leaders View U.S. Troop Departure With Uncertainty and Hope

In the wake of the American-led invasion, the Christian population has been cut in half.

May 24, 2011

Blessing the Fleet, Personhood, Iraqi Catholics Targeted, St. Julia, Commodore Barry, and much more!

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April 23, 2011

A Resurrection, of Sorts, for Iraqi Christian Refugees

A Christian couple brings new life to America, and pro-lifers celebrate with them.

January 10, 2011

Pope's Annual Survey of the World - Full Text

Religion does not represent a problem for society, nor is it a source of discord or conflict, Benedict XVI reiterates to diplomats

November 2, 2010

Pope Sends Message to Syriac Archbishop of Baghdad

September 15, 2010

Like Abraham, Called From Her Homeland

Iraqi Nun From Assyrian Church Leads Boston University Catholic Chaplaincy

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