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Around 3,000 families are returning to the Nineveh Plains

The Knights of Columbus are seeking to help Christians return to their homeland on the Nineveh Plain

It’s now or never for displaced Iraqi Christians

A French Catholic group has sent the new statues from Lourdes to Erbil, where they will be carried through the streets in procession

The group, mostly made up of Chaldean Catholics, has been granted a two-week reprieve

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In a video appeal Fr Douglas Bazi has asked for urgent funds to help save Christianity in the region

The walk will take place during Holy Week and will begin with a Palm Sunday Mass in Irbil

Iraqis fleeing the fighting against Islamic State (IS) group are seen in Mosul

Francis said forces involved in the battle to drive ISIS from the city have an obligation to protect innocents