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ACN Feature story— Mosul, Iraq

  ACN Feature Story—Iraq Mosul was liberated two years ago, but many Christians are still afraid to return On July 10, 2017, exactly 2 years ago, Iraqi government declared Daesh (ISIS), defeated. The liberation of Mosul took place three years after the city had been subjected to strict sharia law, including forced conversions, mass executions […]

ACN News: The call of Chaldean Bishop Sako for the guarantee of minority rights in Iraq

Iraq  ‘Constant discrimination, uncertainty’ are pushing Christians out of Iraq   The leader of the Chaldean Church has called on the Iraqi government to put in place and enforce laws “that guarantee Christians and other religious minorities … full citizenship and freedom in practicing their faiths explicitly.   Montreal, Friday – May 24, 2019: “The […]

Iraq – Rebuilding with The Pope’s Lamborghini profits! – ACN-News

Aid to the Church in Need in Iraq Rebuilding with The Pope’s Lamborghini profits! Montreal, February 26th – Thanks to a donation of 300 000 dollars from the Holy Father, following the auctioning of the Lamborghini that was given to him last year, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will be able to fund two […]

PRESS RELEASE – Iraq/Syria

“Recognize genocide against Christians,” says the Archbishop of Mosul Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal/Geneva: Wednesday September 24, 2014 – “We Christians in Iraq have a future if the international community gives us immediate assistance. Don’t forget us.” With these words the Chaldean Patriarch Mar Louis Raphael I Sako addressed […]

An ACN exclusive interview with an Iraqi priest

The following interview was conducted by Robert Lalonde, head of information for ACN Canada, on Monday, September 1st, 2014, with Father Majid McDassy o.p., Dominican fathers convent in Baghdad ____________________________________  Have any northern Iraqis moved towards Baghdad?  Yes. In fact, families are beginning to move and to come to Baghdad in order to seek refuge. […]

Iraq “Silence and passivity will encourage IS to commit more tragedies”

By Eva-Maria Kolmann, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada   Baghdad/Montreal, August 25, 2014 – The Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako has warned of the spreading violence of Islamic State (IS). “Silence and passivity will encourage IS fundamentalists to commit more tragedies.” The question must be asked, “Who will be next?” to be […]

SPECIAL REPORT: ACN DELEGATION IN IRAQ

  “I want to stay in Iraq, I love it.”  By Maria Lozano, ACN International, Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada   This morning we [the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) delegation], left Ankawa and Erbil with their concentration of tens of thousands of refugees, and drove with Archbishop Emil Nona of […]

Press Release: Iraq – “Hope for Christians in Iraq – but only if we act now”

Montreal/Erbil, Monday August 18, 2014 –“If we do not want to be silent witnesses to the last chapter of the history of Christendom in Iraq, the international community must respond decisively now,” said Johannes Freiherr Heereman, President of the international aid organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), after returning from the Iraqi city […]

An urgent message of Patriarch Louis Raphael I SakoChaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad

Christians of Mosul : Where are you going?   To all who have a living conscience in Iraq and throughout the world To the voice of moderate brother Muslims who have a voice in Iraq and throughout the world To all those who are concerned that Iraq should remain a country for all His Children […]