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“ISIS Is Growing,” Says Chaldean Catholic Patriarch in Iraq

VATICAN CITY — The Chaldean Patriarch of Baghdad, Louis Raphael Sako, says he is personally “very worried” about his nation’s future and warns that the so-called Islamic State, ISIS, “is growing” in strength and influence each day and nowadays the militant group is “like a real state.” In a recent gesture of solidarity, the Iraqi […]


Iraqi Patriarch appeals to world

(Vatican Radio) “The international community, and in particular the European Union and the United States cannot remain indifferent” to the “humanitarian catastrophe” unfolding at the hands of Islamic State militants. Those, the words of the Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, Raphael Louis Sako I who has renewed his urgent appeal on behalf of Christians […]


Prayers for Peace in Iraq

Prayer For Peace In Iraq by His Beatitude Louis Rafael Sako, Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Iraq Lord, The plight of our country is deep and the suffering of Christians is severe and frightening.Therefore, we ask you Lord to spare our lives, and to grant us patience,and courage to continue our witness of Christian values with […]