“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Card. Sako: Beyond Covid, a Lent of renewal awaiting the Pope.

In his message to the faithful, the primate speaks of reconciliation “through prayer and fasting”. The mystery of the death and resurrection of Christ “the essence of our faith”. The Chaldeans “people of Iraq” scattered all over the world. Reconciliation, peace and stability to protect life and citizens.

Baghdad (AsiaNews) – In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, fasting is “an opportunity to find a space in which to move freely” and a time of “spiritual and social renewal” to reconcile “through prayer and fasting” with ourselves and the world around us, writes the Chaldean primate, Card. Louis Raphael Sako, in the message for Lent.

The period of preparation for Easter begins on February 15 for the Chaldeans, and the primates message was published on the website of the Chaldean patriarchate and shared with AsiaNews.

In a nation that awaits the