Chaldean Patriarch: Kurdish Constitution Should Mention Christians

Fides News Agency  - May 2015 In view of the parliamentary debate on the adoption of the Constitution of the Autonomous Region of Iraqi Kurdistan, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael I intends to open a free and serene debate on the formulas which in the constitutional text will indicate members of the various Christian communities as full ...

Hunger Strike Planned to Mark Centenary of Assyrian Genocide

  Fides News Agency - April 2015 To commemorate the genocide of their ancestors in 1915, members of the Syriac [Assyrian] community in the city of Midyat will begin a collective hunger strike on 20 April, also to draw the attention of the Turkish public and International opinion to the massacre of Christians that took place in Anatolia. Not ...

Chaldean Patriarch: a Law Against Preachers Who Incite Violence is Needed

Fides News Agency - 18/3/15 Baghdad -- In Iraq, bloodied by sectarian strife and in the hands of jihadists, a law to prosecute religious preachers who incite violence and therefore threaten the peaceful coexistence of citizens belonging to religions and different denominations needs to be enacted. This is the request addressed to the Iraqi Parliament by the ...