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Pope Francis releases a dove after a meeting with Chaldean Catholics in Tbilisi (CNS)

Francis asks Jesus to free humanity from ‘every division and evil’

The Chaldean Choir is based at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Acton, west London. The choir was the idea of the late Bishop Andraos Abouna, who served as a chaplain in London before he was appointed an auxiliary bishop of Baghdad. Bishop Abouna founded the choir when he took over the Iraqi Catholic mission in 1991

The Chaldean choir in Acton, west London, founded by Iraqi Bishop Andraos Abouna, marks 10th anniversary

Baghdad bishop who served in west London dies aged 67

Auxiliary Bishop Andreas Abouna , ordained by Pope John Paul II in 2003, died in Iraq