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 […]

Iraq – Mossul – 1st part of a visit in the heart of the destruction

Mossul – Iraq – 1st part “I cannot believe my eyes when I see what ISIS has done to my church.”   While most displaced Christians are still living in the Erbil refugee camp, the first 60 families have recently decided to return to Mosul, according to Patriarch Sako. Nadia, a Christian woman, visits the […]

ACN News – Iraqis return home to the Nineveh Plains

Nineveh Plains “…the land where we belong.” Celebrations mark return of Iraqi Christians to Nineveh About 500 Christian families – up to 2,500 people – celebrated their long-awaited homecoming to Iraq’s Nineveh Plains with ceremonies marking a fresh start in their old towns and villages.  In Qaraqosh (Baghdeda), the largest of Nineveh’s Christian towns, priests […]