If all the Christians are driven from Iraq — one of the Faith’s most ancient homes — then the church bells will fall silent forever on the Nineveh Plain.
Indeed, if any ethnic group, nationality or religious community dies out or is driven out, its faith and culture die with it.
For The Tidings, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, I did an interview with Chaldean ... More
Tunisia, Lebanon, Egypt, and now Jordan are in tumult. The ancient Chaldean and Coptic Christian communities are on pins and needles. Priests and prominent Christian politicians have been murdered. There have been bombings at churches in Baghdad and Alexandria.
Kurdistan is divided among several countries but largely retains its own national identity.
But the Christian community in the Iraq portio... More