Iraq: Churches Bombed, Nuns and Children Kidnapped

http://www.fides.org - 4/7/14 The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, Amel Shamon Nona, has described the desperate situation in Mosul since it was captured on 9 June by ISIS. He said: "A few days ago the Iraqi air force began bombing in Mosul, and the air raids are increasing each day in intensity. Yesterday the roads that cross the ...

Nineveh Province for Christians in Iraq? Let’s Wait and See

The Christian Mar Mattai monastry overlooking the Nineveh plain (Photo by Judit Neurink).

By Judit Neurink http://rudaw.net - January 2014 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- "It is one of the greatest moments of my life," said the Iraqi Minister of Environment Sargon Slewa about the plan of the Iraqi Council of Ministers to establish a province in the Nineveh Plain. Assyrian politicians in and out of Iraq have lobbied for years to give Christians ...