IRAQ: USCCB asks parishes to pray for Iraq on Sunday, August 17

from Zenit.org The chairman of the Committee of International Justice and Peace of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) asked the U.S. bishops to invite the people of their dioceses to pray for peace in Iraq on Sunday, August 17. Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, made the request, August 6, sending … Continue reading IRAQ: USCCB asks parishes to pray for Iraq on Sunday, August 17

IRAQ: LCWR calls upon people to join Iraqi Sisters in prayer today

from LCWR Silver Spring, MD--Facing imminent danger, the leader of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Sienna in Mosul, Iraq has called her sisters throughout Iraq to a time of intense prayer and retreat to beg God for the protection of the Iraqi people, especially the minority Christian community. The Iraqi Christian community has … Continue reading IRAQ: LCWR calls upon people to join Iraqi Sisters in prayer today