November 1, 2010

News – Persecution of Catholics in Iraq

Fifty-two dead in siege of Catholic church in Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) -- The toll from the bloody siege of a Baghdad church rose Monday to 52 dead with dozens more injured, Iraqi officials…
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Mission Down UnderPersecutionVariety
June 13, 2012

Video – Variety #203: The Life of an Iraqi Catholic

Variety #203 - The Life of an Iraqi Catholic ( 35 min) >>> Play Ave Maria! An interview by Fr. Joseph Michael Mary with Marwan Istephan about his experiences as a Syriac Catholic…
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Marian NewsNews
June 20, 2018

Catholic Online: The Virgin Mary returns triumphant to city ravaged by ISIS! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5fbc5Whcuo Ave Maria!  I noticed this beautiful story about the return of Christians and the Virgin Mary to the city of Erbil in Iraq, following ISIS' defeat.  In contrast to the rest of…
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Immaculate ArtNews
August 23, 2018

Iraqi iconographer honors his Syriac roots – TheCatholicSpirit.com

Iraqi refugee Mothana Butres of Zahle, Lebanon, works on an icon in this undated photo. CNS photo/courtesy of Mothana Butres When Islamic State fighters overran Qaraqosh, Iraq, in the summer of 2014, Mothana…
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