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Chaldean Cardinal Sako: Innocents will ‘be the fuel’ for fire after...

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, responding to a U.S. drone attack in Baghdad that killed Iran's top general, said "wisdom is required to avoid...

Iraqi Archbishop Mirkis: Iraqis have ‘big anxiety’ after drone kills Iranian...

AMMAN, Jordan -- Iraqis fear their country, already weary from years of war, may be dragged into a conflict between the United States and...

Pope Francis says he wishes to visit Iraq in 2020

VATICAN CITY -- Announcing his desire to visit Iraq in 2020, Pope Francis called for a peaceful resolution to crises in the Middle East. He...

Iraqi archbishop fears more persecution, says IS went underground

CHESTER, England — Christianity in Iraq is just one wave of persecution away from extinction, said the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Basra. In an interview...

After 27 years in military as chaplain, Father John Mink retires

  Father John J. Mink, pastor of St. Ann’s Parish in Wilmington, recently retired after 27 years of military service in the Delaware National Guard....

Knights to send $2 million to restore Christian town in Iraq

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In 2014, the Islamic State removed hundreds of families of religious minorities from their homes in Karamdes, a mostly Christian...

House OKs aid to genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly

WASHINGTON — The co-authors of a House bill that will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of...

Bishop briefs Tillerson on church’s interest in building the ‘common good’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace met with the country’s top diplomat, Rex Tillerson,...

Pope expresses shock over cruelty waged against innocent Iraqis

VATICAN CITY — As a military operation in northern Iraq fights to wrest control of areas held by retaliating Islamic State forces, Pope Francis...

Once Iraq recaptures Mosul, people will still need help, says archbishop

  Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The military operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group is not the only...

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