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Who are the Christians of Iraq?
Michael J.L. La Civita
March 5, 2021
Christians have been in Iraq since the 1st century and belong to a variety of traditions. CNEWA's Michael La Civita introduces us to them. ...read more
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The who, where, and why of the pope’s journey to Iraq
Elias D. Mallon, S.A., Ph.D.
March 5, 2021
Want to know more about Iraq, where Pope Francis is going, and why? CNEWA's Fr. Elias Mallon, SA, fills us in on the facts. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to bishops, priests, religious, consecrated persons, seminarians, and catechists in Baghdad. ...read more
Pope Francis begins his apostolic visit to Iraq with an address to the authorities, civil society, and diplomatic corps in Baghdad. Read the full text here. ...read more
Highlights of interviews with Stephen Rasche and Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil regarding Pope Francis' visit to Iraq this weekend. ...read more
With his visit to Iraq in the middle of a global pandemic, Pope Francis is setting us a valuable example. What will we do with it? ...read more
Highlights of interviews with Bishop Bawai Soro and Msgr. Peter Vaccari on Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Iraq. ...read more
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The pope and the ayatollah
Elias D. Mallon, S.A., Ph.D.
March 2, 2021
This Saturday, Pope Francis will meet with Muslim leader Ayatollah al-Sistani in Iraq. Who is he? And why is this meeting so important? ...read more
From March 5 to 8, Pope Francis will travel to Iraq for an historic apostolic journey. Francis Denis looks at the major issues and the potential outcomes. ...read more
Pope Francis begins the season of Lent with Mass for Ash Wednesday in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Read his homily here. ...read more