Forgotten Crisis – Iraq: Stories of Reconstruction

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ACT Alliance helps Iraqis restart their lives
Mosul, Iraq – Most days in Mosul, Younis Ghanim wears a yellow vest and rubber boots, grabs a shovel and sets off to pick up garbage. It’s a small task in the massive reconstruction effort of this northern Iraqi city that for three years formed the capital of Continue reading

New Christian Church to be built in Turkey

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By Mario Schiavone |
The Mayor of Bakirkoy and the Metropolitan Bishop of the Syro-Orthodox Church announcing the agreement for the building of the new church
The 25 thousand Syriac Christians currently living in the suburbs of Istanbul in Turkey, Continue reading

Chaldean priest: a New Year of rebirth for Mosul

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Fr. Paul describes Christmas celebrations in the former stronghold of the Islamic State. Liturgies on the Nineveh plain “crowded and vibrant”. A new Archbishop in Mosul to rebuild the community, on a pastoral and social level. Christians and Muslims against obscurantism, ask for “dialogue and modernity”. Continue reading