Chaldean patriarchate again urges Catholics who have fled Iraq to return home [CWN]


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The Chaldean Catholic Patriarchate has renewed its plea to Catholics who have fled Iraq to return home.“You are scattered on earth (even family are dispersed),” Patriarch Louis Raphaël …

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I’m sure His Eminence means well, but Iraq still seems like a very dangerous place to be for Christians and Muslims alike.


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Chaldean Christianity survived for centuries by being well armed and tougher than their neighbours.

Those days are gone. They are now sitting ducks. I don’t think the patriarch can guarantee their safety if they come back.


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I hope that they do return home. Iraq needs Catholics to be there so that evangelization can take place. I hope and pray that some day the entire Muslim world is converted to Catholicism. From what I understand, the Blessed Virgin Mary would be instrumental in this since they hold her in such high regard.


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