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S+L BLOG: Iraq



This week we focus on the details of the upcoming Holy Week liturgies. Catholic News Service has details on how Pope Francis and the Diocese of Rome are helping Christians in two areas where Christians have been hit hard with persecution: Iraq and Nigeria. VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Holy Week and Easter approached, Pope ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Holy See Press Office announces that Pope Francis will be travelling to Turkey and Catholic News Service looks at the ISIS crisis and the application of the just war theory. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Vatican’s Secretary of State addresses the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City and the Church in Hong Kong responds to the pro-democracy protests sweeping through the city. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square and Pax Christi speaks out against the coalition bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis turns his attention to Iraq’s Christians, the mafia makes death threats against an Italian priest, and the church in Sierra Leone is using the pulpit to educate against Ebola. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly Angelus and in response to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, an Iraqi bishop levels a challenge of his own. ...read more