Nineveh Reconstruction Committee News2020-08-10T15:51:02+00:00
2808, 2020

Archbishop Warda accuses BBC of ignoring persecuted Christians in new Iraq documentary

August 28th, 2020|

An Iraqi archbishop has accused the BBC of ignoring the plight of persecuted Christians in its recent documentary 'Once Upon a Time in Iraq'. Rt Rev Bashar Warda, the Chaldean archbishop of Arbil, claims that the stories of those oppressed because of their faith have been "airbrushed” out of the

1807, 2020

Farewell to the fearless Good Samaritan – to the retirement of Father Halemba

July 18th, 2020|

A PRIEST, who is retiring from a leading Catholic charity after 14 years risking his life to bring aid to the Church in need, has been named a modern-day Good Samaritan by Iraq’s most senior Christian leader. Monsignor Andrzej Halemba served as Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) projects

2905, 2020

Patriarch Sako: Please Stay at Home!

May 29th, 2020|

Patriarch in urgent appeal as COVID-19 cases top 5,000 The leader of Iraq’s largest Christian community has issued an urgent plea for people to stay at home amid growing fears that the country cannot cope with a spiralling number of COVID-19 cases. Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako said

1405, 2020

The Resurrection of Al-Tahira

May 14th, 2020|

In the Third Station of his Way of the Cross (Jesus falls for the first time), Pope Saint John Paul II begins his contemplation in these words: “Jesus falls beneath the burden of the Cross. He falls to the ground. He does not seek refuge in his supernatural powers, does

104, 2020

Popular Demonstrations: A Source of Hope for Change

April 1st, 2020|

Mgr Najeeb Michaeel Moussa, a Dominican, is Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul and Akra. He was interviewed by Amélie de La Hougue of the international Catholic pastoral charity ACN International. He spoke about the situation of Christians in Iraq, from the time when anti-government demonstrations were still continuing in the country,

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