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Italian archdiocese encourages support for priests in Iraq

ICC Note

The support rendered to Iraqi priests by Italian Christians is exemplary. The Western Churches have to assist their brothers and sisters in Iraq and other countries where Christians face persecution.

01/7/2009 Iraq (CNA)-The Pastoral Office for Migrants of the Archdiocese of Turin said this week that the five-year long campaign called, “I have a new friend, an Iraqi Chaldean priest,” has been a success, and it encouraged the faithful to continue supporting the Christian community in Iraq .

“The end of this campaign does not mean we will forget about our Iraqi brothers, and therefore the Pastoral Office for Migrants of the Archdiocese of Turin invites everyone to continue supporting the Iraqi Christian community and to keep them in your prayers and thoughts,” the Office said.

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