Chaldean Patriarch Appeals to ‘Conscience of the World’

Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako - 26/8/14 Iraqi Christians along with other minorities have received a fatal blow at the core of their lives and their existence whether through displacing more than a hundred thousand Christians by force, or looting their possessions, money, and documents, or occupying their houses for just being Christian! I visited the camps ...

The Situation is Dire for All Groups’ Patriarch Sako Says About Iraq

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako

http://en.radiovaticana.va - 27/7/14 Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako says the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate quickly. He said the country has suffered tremendously at the hands of the ISIS militant group, also known as Islamic State--extremist Muslim rebels, who one month ago declared a caliphate on the border with Syria and Iraq. With ISIS pledging to ...

ISIS in Mosul Marks Christian Homes, Patriarch Issues Urgent Appeal

The Arabic letter

19/7/14 (AINA) -- ISIS has begun marking Christian homes with the Arabic letter "n" which stands for the word "Nasrani" which means Christian in Arabic. The word comes from the name "Nestorian," historically attributed to the the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, though it is incorrect. In addition, properties marked by ISIS have ...