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23 Jun 2008 – On 22 June at the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Coadjutor Archbishop Fouad Twal was enthroned as Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, succeeding the retiring patriarch, Archbishop Michel Sabbah.  Read more...
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Iraq’s Tragedy (web news)
10 Jun 2008 – “We’re not refugees. We’re here for a while and we’re going back to build our country,” said Sister Diana, an Iraqi Dominican Sister of St. Catherine of Siena now living and working in Michigan. “Our country is suffering and our main concern is how to help [it] come to a new birth.”   Read more...
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17 Mar 2008 – The head of CNEWA’s regional office for Jordan and Iraq, Mr. Ra’ed Bahou, released today a letter dated 18 January 2008 from the now deceased Chaldean archbishop of Mosul, Paulos Faraj Rahho, who asked for prayers and continued support for the church in Mosul.   Read more...