IRAQ: Global Day of Prayer for Peace in Iraq on August 6

from Zenit “Please stop, I ask you with all my heart, it’s time to stop. Stop, please.” Inspired by these words of Pope Francis (June 27, 2014), the international pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need, united with His Beatitude Louis Rafael Sako, the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Iraq, appeals to all persons of … Continue reading IRAQ: Global Day of Prayer for Peace in Iraq on August 6

IRAQ: Patriarch Sako – “Iraq won’t remain a single state”

from Zenit The patriarch spoke with international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need on June 28. The patriarch spoke from Ankawa, near Erbil, the Kurdish capital in Iraq, where the Chaldean bishops had been for a synod to discuss the crisis in their country. Q: Have you any hope that Iraq can remain … Continue reading IRAQ: Patriarch Sako – “Iraq won’t remain a single state”