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31 07, 2017

“Although the city of Mosul has been liberated militarily, there is still another battle ahead”

2017-07-31T11:01:43+00:00July 31st, 2017|

Archbishop Amel Nona was the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul when ISIS invaded the city in 2014 forcing the Christian communities to flee. The archbishop found shelter together with his flock in Telkef and in other Christian villages on the Nineveh Plains. This refuge was short-lived: during the night of [...]

24 07, 2017

Iraq: Eye witness report of Monsignor Petros Mouche, Archbishop of Mosul

2017-07-24T10:15:54+00:00July 24th, 2017|

Iraq: Eye witness report of Monsignor Petros Mouche, Archbishop of Mosul Now that Mosul has been liberated, will the Christians be able to return to their homes soon? According to Msgr. Petros Mouche, Syriac Catholic archbishop of the second largest city in Iraq, it is too early for this, but [...]

19 06, 2017

U.S. passes bill aiding Christians and Yazidis victims of genocide

2017-06-19T04:08:17+00:00June 19th, 2017|

“In response to the ISIS genocide against Christians, Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities, the House of Representatives unanimously passed (6th June) the bipartisan Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act to concretely help them in Iraq and Syria,” the rapporteur Rep. Chris Smith says. Among other [...]

17 06, 2017

146 Christian families return to Qaraqosh

2017-06-17T04:03:02+00:00June 17th, 2017|

Fr. Majeed: «I am really happy when I bless their new houses» In the last weeks 146 Christian families, that had been living in Ankawa (Erbil) as "displaced people", returned home, to Qaraqosh. They left their city three years ago because of the Islamic State, who attacked the Nineveh Plains [...]

13 06, 2017

Fr. Andrzej Halemba Presents the Work of NRC to His Holiness Pope Francis

2017-06-13T06:54:16+00:00June 13th, 2017|

Father Andrzej Halemba, of ACN, the Acting Chairman of Nineveh Reconstruction Committee (NRC), presents the the Committee to His Holiness Pope Francis asking for his blessing of its work and workers.

10 06, 2017

«We Want to Rebuild our Convent and Return Home»

2017-06-13T12:08:22+00:00June 10th, 2017|

On the plains of Nineveh, in Iraq, there are 363 church buildings or other Church properties that were damaged or destroyed by Islamic State and now need to be rebuilt. Dominican Sisters Luma Khuder and Nazek Matty, are now both saying, “We hope to be able to return [...]