When we startedourblog “Friends of Iraq” along with its facebook page, in threelanguages​​, we did not imagine thatit would grow so quicklyto what itis now. We had watched with sadness that Iraq had no friends, only people with their own...
Exclusive interview by María Laura Avignolo   In Iraq, at least 250,000 Christians and Yazidis, one of the oldest sects in the world, are running away by thousands from the beheadings, crucifixions and executions by ISIS, the Islamic Sunni fundamentalists, Army...
The other day I talked to a lady who told us the following occurrence: She is a Sunni Muslim, the widow of a Shiite husband. Their children are Shiite because it is common here that the children follow the...
We always say that it is difficult to explain the situation in this country (i.e how we are doing) and the events of the recent weeks do not make it any easier to do so. For months now, an area...

Our weakness

On March 19 we celebrated the feast of St. Joseph, the patron of our cathedral. It was a full-fledged feast, the church was packed and there was great joy among our parishioners. However, for us, there was a note of...
Six years ago consecrated virginity (Ordo Virginum (Canon 604, Code of Canon Law)), this special vocation for women living in the world was missing from our Iraqi Church, till two young women started it on 1st/January 2008, in the...

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