Christians should be allowed to remain in Iraq, says cardinal

According to Vatican Radio, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri made the appeal during Mass in St Peter’s Basilica in Rome last night that was attended by some of the survivors of the recent attack on a Baghdad church in which 58 people died. Some of those injured in the attack have been in Rome to receive treatment at the city’s Gemelli hospital.
He told the congregation: “Christians must be allowed to remain where they were born to offer personally and through the works of the church, without any discrimination, their unique contribution.