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: 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