By Patrick Hudson
Iraq's Supreme Court dismissed an attempt by the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church to overturn a presidential decree which removed his "institutional recognition". The Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako had submitted a case to the court after a dispute in July, when President Abdul Latif Rashid rescinded Decree 147 which had formally recognised Sako as head of the...
By Evan Walsh
St. Mary's Syriac Orthodox Church -- located at 1 Industrial Drive in Shrewsbury -- is celebrating 100 years of "unwavering faith and cultural preservation." According to a press release, the church celebrated its centennial anniversary in early October; the event was "a momentous occasion for the entire community." As one of the oldest Syriac Orthodox churches in the United States, St.
By Jenan Younis
A team of French archaeologists last month unearthed a long-buried Assyrian winged bull, otherwise known as a lamassu, in Mosul, north Iraq, that dates back to the reign of King Sargon II from 722-705BC.
The future of Iraqi Christians could not be dictated by a militia group, the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in the country and the world said on Tuesday at the MEPS23 Forum in Duhok. Remarks by Patriarch Raphael Louis Sako, who had fled Baghdad for Erbil in recent months, came during a keynote speech he delivered on Tuesday morning on the second day of Middle East Peace and Security (MEPS).
The city of Sterling Heights' new Featured Artist is an Assyrian Iraqi American who aspires to carry on a millennia-long legacy of Middle Eastern art. Sterling Heights resident Reni Stephan is a sculptor and painter who owns the Studio Lamassu art studio along 15 Mile Road, near Ryan Road.
By Azhi Rasul
Iraq's President Abdul Latif Rashid on Saturday met with the head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis in the Vatican after a controversial dispute earlier this year with the head of the Chaldean church.