The Pope’s Visit to Iraq: “Respect for Christians will grow.”

Archbishop Bashar Warda, who will be hosting Pope Francis on his visit to Iraq, hopes for more awareness on the part of the Muslim majority for the country’s Christians. A few days before the arrival of Pope Francis in Iraq, the expectations of the local Church are high. “We hope that his visit to the […]

An ACN Interview – Archbishop Petros Mouche of Iraq

Iraq longs for better times for its Church and its people Archbishop Petros Mouche heads the Syriac-Catholic Archdiocese of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, which was captured by ISIS in the summer of 2014. Today, with ISIS ousted from Mosul and the Nineveh Plains, Christian communities are slowly coming back to life. Thousands of Iraqi faithful, having […]


Rome/ Vatican A LAMBORGHINI TO SUPPORT THE CHRISTIANS IN NINEVEH A brand-new, special edition Lamborghini Huracan presented to Pope Francis will be auctioned off and the proceeds donated to charity.  Part of the funds raised from the Sotheby’s auction will go to the “Return to the Roots” project run by the charity Aid to the […]

ACN PRESS – Message from Chaldean Patriarch of Iraq, Msgr Louis Sako I

                Iraq Message to the Media from the Chaldean Patriarch With a few days to go before Christmas, Aid to the Church in Need received a message from the Chaldean Patriarch of Iraq.  This message reflects directly what Patriarch Msgr Louis Sako, ascertains as to the situation of […]

ACN Update – Iraq

“ACN PROJECTS ARE SIGNS OF HOPE FOR US.” – Patriarch Sako By Marta Petrosillo, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada  “Christians in Iraqi Kurdistan are living in miserable conditions.” That’s how Chaldean Patriarch, Louis Raphael I Sako described to Aid to the Church in Need the current situation of roughly 120 thousands […]