Iraq

  • March 18, 2008

    Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the March 19 invasion of Iraq, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC) has reiterated the conviction held by many US churches that the war has been a ‘disastrous mistake’ and should be brought to an end.

  • March 17, 2008

    The Methodist Church in Britain has said that on the fifth anniversary of the US and UK-led invasion of Iraq, governments must learn that a military response that seeks to exert control can easily bring further chaos.

  • March 16, 2008

    Faith communities in Britain have been urged to ask the British government tough questions about abuses in Iraq and to seek a public enquiry to determine what has happened in the years succeeding the invasion and occupation.

  • March 14, 2008

    A Christian lawyer who played a major role in exposing the killings in Abu Naji, northern Iraq, will speak at an inter-faith meeting in London tomorrow.

  • March 14, 2008

    Members of different faiths will gather in Friends House in central London on Saturday to discuss The Iraq War and Occupation: Ethics and Values with a leading lawyer who has horrifying uncovered evidence of British involvement in atrocities.

  • March 14, 2008

    The news that Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho in Iraq has been killed could force the Church underground, say Iraqi Christians. The Chaldean Catholic archbishop's body was found yesterday.

  • March 13, 2008

    A Chaldean Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Iraq has been found dead, the news agency of Italian bishops' conference has reported. The SIR news agency says Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho was found dead near the Iraqi city of Mosul, where he had been abducted.

  • March 12, 2008

    In the run up to the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, churches are reiterating their call for British troops to withdraw from the country and will join in a 'Christian Peace Witness for Iraq'

  • March 9, 2008

    Church leaders in Britain, including Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, have continued to make private and public appeals for the release of Chaldean Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahno, who was kidnapped recently in Baghdad.

  • February 29, 2008

    A Royal security expert says Prince Harry's attempt to serve with British forces in Afghanistan has handed a propaganda coup to radical anti-Western groups who will portray him as going from shooting grouse to shooting Muslims.