Archbishop Warda said his Catholic community in Iraqi Kurdistan is tired of war and its tragic consequences saying, “They have continually suffered far too much and can no longer face an unknown future."
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Christian groups say that in the face of escalating conflict and instability in the country and region, focus must be maintained on the marginalized religious populations in the country.
Assyrian Iraqi Christian Pascale Warda served as minister for immigration and refugees in the Iraqi interim government that followed the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
Three shepherds spoke to the Register this week during the State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.
Following his return from a trip to northern Iraq, Father Benedict Kiely discusses their problems and what needs to be done to assist them.
Syriac Catholic Coadjutor Archbishop Nathanael Nizar Semaan told the Register, ‘Qaraqosh and all these Christian villages are giving a big witness of their faith, how strong it is. We are here.’
New challenges faced as they attempt to rebuild their lives in their ancestral homeland.
The founder of a charity for persecuted Christians says the beleaguered populace needs more political representation and aid as a Shiite group try to force them out of their ancient lands.
While Iraqi Catholic leaders continue to express concern that U.S. assistance hasn’t materialized, USAID this month pledged an additional $178 in funding to support Christians and other vulnerable communities.
EDITORIAL: We applaud Pence’s quick response to the troubling reports from Iraq.