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Topic: Iraq

The international community is failing its obligation to protect Iraq’s persecuted minorities

Responsibility to protect is enshrined in Article 18 of the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights and was born in the embers of the Holocaust

Iraqi Christians ‘dying in crowded refugee camps’

Babies and the elderly among those suffering from diseases, thirst and malnutrition

Pope’s envoy travels to Iraq to help presecuted Christians

Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s visit delayed by 24 hours due to logistical problems

RAF drop second round of aid to trapped Yazidis

Tornado jets to fly to Iraq to take part in reconnaissance missions to help humanitarian mission

Pope Francis to world leaders: ‘stop these crimes’ in Iraq

Cardinal sent to Iraq as an envoy says he thought the Pope ‘would like to go himself’

Obama authorises airstrikes on Iraqi militants

David Cameron criticises ‘barbaric attacks’ by Islamist terrorists

Pope appeals for international action to help Iraq’s persecuted Christians

Francis speaking to the ‘conscience of all people and every believer’, says Vatican spokesman

Thousands of Iraqis flee as militants seize ‘Christian capital’

Archbishop calls on UN to intervene as Islamic State militants capture Qaraqosh in north Iraq

Baghdad vicar: With attention on Gaza, Islamic State free to persecute Iraqi Christians

Anglican vicar Andrew White says more than 1,500 people in Iraq have been killed by Islamic State militants

Church leaders in Iraq call for day of prayer in face of ‘ethnic cleansing’

Church leaders in Iraq select Feast of the Transfiguration for universal prayer day