Down to the Wire: Just $8,123 left to match to win our Challenge Grant. Your gift will still be doubled!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Iraqi archbishop describes violence, asks for support

Catholic World News - November 22, 2010

As Italian Catholic parishes joined in a day of prayer for the embattled Christians of Iraq, Archbishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk added an appeal: “Do not leave us alone in this time of tribulation.”

The Chaldean Catholic prelate provided a rundown of the violence, noting that “since 2005, 900 Christians have been killed, among them five priests and the archbishop of Mosul; 52 churches attacked. Many families have been forced to leave their homes and flee to save their children and their Christian faith. "

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($59,767 to go):
$150,000.00 $90,233.12
40% 60%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Getting Marriage Right 3 hours ago
O Earthly Lord, vouchsafe to us high speed Internet. 7 hours ago
No 'Francis effect' in Strasbourg 10 hours ago
What Pope Francis told European Parliament, and what Pope John Paul II said 12 hours ago
Public perception demands a way of mercy November 24

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard' CWN - 15 hours ago