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The Archbishop of the city of Irbil in Iraq has begged the West to send military troops to free Christians terrorised by Islamic State in the country. Archbishop Bashar Warda, of the Catholic Chaldea...

The Archbishop of Erbil says it's becoming increasingly difficult to convince Christian families to stay in Iraq. Bashar Warda of the Chaldean Catholic Church has been explaining how the situation fo...

Archbishop Warda of Iraq has teamed up with UK pop group Ooberfuse for 'We Are One' video to spread an anti-Islamic State (IS) message across the globe. In a move to highlight the plight of Christian...

The Iraqi army is preparing for an offensive in a bid to take back the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State, Premier understands. Tens of thousands of Christians were forced to flee their homes ...

The Iraqi Army is to try and retake the city of Mosul, from where tens of thousands of Christians were forced to flee in 2014. It comes after Iraqi forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, drove Islamic ...

The leader of the Chaldean Church in Iraq is calling on the government there to do their utmost to defeat "extremist groups [whose] use of violence to extend th In a letter to mark the one year anniv...

Another Christian town has been freed by forces in Iraq as they prepare to take back the country's second largest city from Islamic State (IS). Qaraqosh, also known as Hamdaniya, was liberated on Sun...

Dozens of people, predominantly Iraqi Chaldean Christians, have been detained in or near Detroit in what seems to be a bid by US officials to clear a back-log o Local Chaldean American educational an...

Iraqi Christians launched a protest outside the UN regional headquarters in Beirut yesterday, demanding a quicker resettlement process. Thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees fled to Lebanon to escape...

Around 700 Christian families have been forced to evacuate Telskuf in Iraq because of battles between Kurdish and Iraqi forces. The town was only liberated from IS last year, with many only having re...

The French Foreign Minister has said Christians who have had to flee Iraq are welcome to seek refuge in his country. In a joint statement with the Interior Minister Laurent Fabius said: "We are provi...

More than 20 Christians who fled Islamic State (IS) from Iraq to the United States (US) could be told to leave America. After waiting a period of months, the 27 Christians, known as Chaldeans, could ...

Thousands of Iraqi Christian men are believed to have signed up to receive military training to fight Islamic State. According to the Wall Street Journal, the men want to recapture towns and villages...

A new report has found that hundreds of Iraqi Christians who fled the Islamic State (ISIS) invasion across the country in 2014 have returned to discover their p At least 350 Christian-owned propertie...

Sister Ban Madleen, a nun from Iraq, has been banned from entering the UK after her visa application was turned down by the Home Office. In a letter seen by the Catholic Herald, the Home Office said ...

Iraq's parliament has passed a law forbidding the import, production or selling of alcoholic beverages. The bill, passed late on Saturday, means churches will no longer be able to use Communion wine....

A Chaldean Catholic patriarch in Iraq has said air strikes in the country will not work and many innocent people could be killed. Louis Sako described the campaign launched by America and other count...

The Roman Catholic Cardinal of Argentina has completed a three-day trip in Iraq and been asked to invite the Pope to visit the region.  The schedule of Cardinal Leonardo Sandri included a trip t...

An Iraqi priest has told Premier that efforts by Islamic State (IS) to indoctrinate children means erasing the group's ideology from the Middle East could take Fr Daniel arrived in London to deliver...

Iraqi Catholics in a town near Mosul have been able to celebrate Mass for the first time in two years. The town of Qaraqosh - on the outskirts of Mosul - was recaptured by Iraqi troops last week with...