Dominican Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel, the Chaldean archbishop of Mosul and Akra, led a procession to the grotto of the Virgin Mary, the patroness of Mosul, in the church courtyard before ceremoniously ringing the bell.
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Pope Francis is expected to bless the statue of Our Lady during a stadium Mass in Erbil on March 7.
Dating back to sometime between the 14th and 15th century, the book contains liturgical prayers in Aramaic for the season of Easter in the Syriac tradition.
A new report names Australia as one of the primary locations where Iraqi Christians emigrate, with at least 139,000 moving there since 2007.
The Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, a 56-year-old Salesian missionary who was abducted under still mysterious circumstances in March 2016 in Yemen, is now back in India, according to authorities.
EDITORIAL: With no time to lose, Catholics should press their representatives in the Senate to take up the bill. Further, the U.S. bishops can do more to raise awareness.
Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil says the international community is key to aiding his strife-torn country.
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted last March in Yemen, asked Pope Francis to ‘please take care of my life.’
‘The only way of stopping the extremists is to enter into a dialogue with Islam. That has been my personal experience,’ says Father Jacques Mourad.