ICC Note: Please keep the Christians in Iraq in prayer. They are under constant threat and in distress.
Christian leader in Mosul kidnapped and killed
For the full story, go to AsiaNews The Chaldean Patriarch has made an urgent appeal for the release of a priest kidnapped on 4 December in the capital, of who there is no news as yet.
Mosul joins Baghdad as one of the most insecure Iraqi cities for Christians to live in right now. In the Iraqi capital, the Chaldean community is anxiously awaiting news of Fr Samy Al Raiys, rector of the Major Seminary of the Patriarchate, who was kidnapped on the morning of 4 December near his home.