Erbil - The Chaldean clergy "has a special mission" of "peace and reconciliation" in Iraq today. The Church remains "an essential point of reference, not in terms of numbers but
Christians in Iraq are being exploited for political gain, and the US must not follow through on its pledge to arm Christian forces fighting ISIS, the Chaldean Patriarch has warned.In
Dohuk - Between 16-17 January Turkish troops bombed the Iraqi village of Sharanish, located on the border with Turkey, in the governorate of Dohuk, inhabited by Christians, Chaldeans and Assyrians.
The Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Erbil, Iraq, has told the Fides news agency that “our vibrant Church life is dissolving in front of our eyes” because of mass emigration.