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UPDATE: Cleanse your hearts of anger, live the Gospel, pope says at Mass in Irbil

IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) — Having witnessed or even experienced persecution for their faith, the Christians...

Papal trip to Iraq influences Muslims beyond Iraq’s borders, analyst says

AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Pope Francis’ historic visit to the Middle East’s most conflict-riven nation...

Life triumphs over death as Christians rebuild in Iraq, pope says

QARAQOSH, Iraq (CNS) — Amid the rubble and bombed out remains of four churches destroyed...

UPDATE: Hostility, violence are ‘betrayals’ of religion, pope says in Iraq

UR, Iraq (CNS) — Traveling to the birthplace of Abraham, Pope Francis urged believers to...

Living the beatitudes can change the world, pope says in Iraq

BAGHDAD (CNS) — Pope Francis told Iraqi Christians that when they suffer discrimination, persecution or...

Pope, Iraqi Shiite leader affirm importance of dialogue, respect

NASIRIYAH, Iraq (CNS) — In a low-key meeting followed closely in Iraq and beyond, Pope...

Education is key to empowering women, says Ghanaian nun-doctor

ACCRA, Ghana (CNS) — Equal access to education is the only means by which women...

Pope: Honor martyrs by remaining faithful, working for a better Iraq

BAGHDAD (CNS) — Visiting a Baghdad cathedral “hallowed by the blood of our brothers and...

Raya and the Last Dragon

NEW YORK (CNS) — The lively and colorful animated adventure “Raya and the Last Dragon”...

Pope arrives in Iraq, promoting peace, tolerance, equality

BAGHDAD (CNS) — To consolidate peace and ensure progress, the government and people of Iraq...