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A senior Vatican official has warned that Pope Francis is at risk of assassination as he prepares to visit Albania this weekend. Iraq's ambassador to the Holy See, Habeeb Al Sadr, said the pontiff wo...

Iraqi demonstrators have been calling out to be heard by their rulers in some of the largest protests since the fall of Saddam and many churches in Iraq are cry Rev Joseph Francis, the President of t...

Soaring temperatures in Iraq are making living conditions 'unbearable' for displaced families, according to a Christian charity. World Vision says temporary shelters in steel boxes are leading to inc...

It's reported Islamist militants have taken control of Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in Iraq. It's reported Islamist militants have taken control of Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in Ira...

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have reportedly fought their way on to Iraq's Sinjar Mountains where hundreds of Yazidis have been trapped in a siege by so called "I "Peshmerga forces have reached Mount S...

Christians still in Iraq are pledging to stay in the country and help rebuild it after Islamic State (IS) is defeated. They have spoken out two years after thousands of believers were forced to flee ...

The United States President Barack Obama has authorised air strikes against Islamic militants that are taking over several parts of Iraq. Yesterday the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as ISIS, stor...

Christians in Iraq are marking one year since being forced to flee the city of Qaraqosh following an invasion by Islamic State. Qaraosh was one of Iraq's highest Christian population areas until Musl...

Christians have not been affected by the Iraqi city of Ramadi falling to Islamic State (IS) militants, because there are no believers living in the Sunni strong "Isis (IS) are Sunni, and the fact is ...

Pope Francis has used his Urbi et Orbi Easter message to pray for peace in areas of the world where Christians are facing persecution. "We ask for peace, above all, for Syria and Iraq, that the roar ...

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...