The former Vicar of Baghdad, Canon Andrew White, has said that he faces no charges following allegations that he paid a ransom to Daesh.
07 June 2018
The Revd Faiz Jerjes, Chaplain of St George’s, Baghdad, has been named one of Iraq’s Personalities of the Year by the Ministry of Culture.
21 December 2017
Fr. Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, last month.
25 April 2017
It took just one pivotal conversation for the Revd Chris Bishop to feel a powerful calling to travel to northern Iraq as an unofficial Episcopal ambassador to displaced Christians.
19 December 2016
Senior members of the Church of England joined the Patriarch of Antioch yesterday (Thursday) for the consecration of Britain’s first Syriac Orthodox Cathedral.
25 November 2016
In August 2014, the Anglican Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, together with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who was visiting Australia at the time, launched Anglican Overseas Aid’s Northern Iraq crisis appeal in August 2014. The Melbourne Anglican’s Chris Shearer visited northern Iraq to see how the money has been spent.
03 May 2016
75 years after Coventry Cathedral was destroyed in an aerial bombing campaign that blitzed the city around it; the Bishop of Coventry has warned against the “unintended consequences” of both physical and ideological collateral damage during a debate over whether or not Britain should expand its anti-Daesh campaign in Iraq to also include targets in Syrian territory.
03 December 2015
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has said that the “Just War” criteria have been met to justify military action against Daesh (IS, ISIL, ISIS) in Syria; but warned that merely bombing Daesh targets would “confirm their dreadful belief that what they are doing is the will of God.” He called for a holistic approach to tackling Daesh, which should include a “global theological component”.
02 December 2015
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has backed the use of military intervention in the fight against Daesh (also known as ISIS, ISIL, or IS). His backing came during a debate at the Church of England’s General Synod this week on a motion about the refugee crisis.
27 November 2015
Ecumenical delegates visit Kurdistan region, current home to 80% of Christians remaining in Iraq
01 October 2015