Nineveh Reconstruction Committee News2020-08-10T15:51:02+00:00
1105, 2022

ACN calls on international community to help Iraq attain stability and economic development

May 11th, 2022|

After years helping rebuild homes and infrastructure, Aid to the Church in Need is issuing an urgent call to the international community to help guarantee peace and stability in Iraq, as necessary conditions for economic development and job creation that will help communities, including Christians, to stay in their homeland.

1902, 2021

Al-Tahira Church in Iraq to be visited by Pope Francis on 7 March

February 19th, 2021|

Father Ammar Yako: “It is part of our history” Al-Tahira Church in Qaraqosh (Baghdeda) was almost completely destroyed during the ISIS terror regime (2014-2017). Thanks to the generous support of ACN benefactors, the church has been rebuilt over the course of the last few years and is now almost fully

1702, 2021

The St. Joseph Clinic in Erbil

February 17th, 2021|

The St. Joseph clinic in Erbil provides medical care and medicine to about 3,000 patients per month. Most of them are chronically sick and need some specific medicine, which is often very expensive. All the people treated at the clinic are Internally Displaced. They had to flee their homes in

712, 2020

IRAQ: Church Welcomes 2021 Papal Visit

December 7th, 2020|

Iraq’s Christians have welcomed news that Pope Francis is set to go to Iraq next Spring – the first time any pontiff will have visited the country. Syriac Catholic Archbishop Nizar Semaan of Hadiab-Erbil warmly greeted the announcement made today (Monday, 7th December) that Pope Francis will visit Iraq from 5th-8th March

2808, 2020

Archbishop Warda accuses BBC of ignoring persecuted Christians in new Iraq documentary

August 28th, 2020|

An Iraqi archbishop has accused the BBC of ignoring the plight of persecuted Christians in its recent documentary 'Once Upon a Time in Iraq'. Rt Rev Bashar Warda, the Chaldean archbishop of Arbil, claims that the stories of those oppressed because of their faith have been "airbrushed” out of the

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