Chaldean Patriarch: Iraq is a ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ – Urgent Action Needed

11/3/15 By Louis Raphael I Sako Baghdad -- The Kurdish peshmerga forces, backed by US air strikes, have launched a new offensive against the militia of the Islamic State in Kirkuk, a town in northern Iraq's oil-rich and strategically important province. The peshmerga are advancing from the south-west towards the center, to crush the jihadist militias who, ...

Chaldean Patriarch and Speaker of Parliament: Christians Essential to Iraq’s Future

Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako and the Speaker of the Iraqi parliament Salim al-Jubouri.

By Joseph Mahmoud Asia News Baghdad -- Appreciation for the role played by the Chaldean Patriarchate in the promotion of peace and coexistence; a strong condemnation of the violence against Christians in Mosul and the Nineveh Plain, where about 500 thousand people have fled as a result of the advance of the Islamic State, which has founded ...