A Cultural Afternoon in Aid of ICIN

April 15, 2015 at 23:39

In support of  some 150,000 refugees in Northern Iraq you are invited to attend a cultural afternoon which will include an Organ Recital of classical music played by Carl Bahoshy and accompanied by a slide show about the refugees, bombed churches and the current needs. 

The event will be followed by a traditional Iraqi lunch.

Venue:  Holy Cross & St. Francis Catholic Church 
            Walmley, Sutton Coldfield B76 2RS
Date:    Saturday 20th June 2015
Time:   Recital: 12:00pm  
            Lunch: 1:00pm in the Church Hall
Admission:  FREE with Retiring Collection

All Are Welcome

Piano & Organ Recital Series

March 9, 2015 at 09:00

ICIN is pleased to announce that Carl Bahoshy will be giving Organ and Piano recitals at various venues over the coming months. Unless otherwise stated, 100% of the proceeds of ticket sales and funds raised will be donated to ICIN.

ICIN gratefully acknowledges Carl's contribution to its various causes and will be regularly updating this website with the schedule below for news of upcoming concerts. Your support is, as always, kindly requested, and your attendance at any of these events much appreciated.


ICIN's 8th Anniversary Celebration

March 8, 2015 at 12:00

                        You are cordially invited to join ICIN for                                  ICIN s 8th Anniv Dinner pic.jpg

                   Three Course Dinner & Dance at Hilton Olympia

                                     on Saturday 30th May 2015

                       Reception at 6:30pm and Dinner at 7:00pm

                                            Tickets - £65 each 

Dancing will be to music by a DJ, a Spanish Flamenco show and a surprise act or two! There will also be a charity auction of some luxury items.


Archbishop Bashar Warda's Visit to the UK

February 14, 2015 at 09:31


During a six–day visit to the UK, Mgr Bashar Warda, the Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil, Iraq  had a very busy schedule which included meetings at the House of the Lords, talks and interviews.  Below are some highlights of his visit:

Christians in Iraq: Peace or Sword?

February 11, 2015 at 01:58

The Economist ( Feb.10th 2015): The Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil, Mgr Bashar Warda, told UK peers and MPs   "military action is needed" and it had to be more draconian than the internationally-organised air strikes.


Click here for the full article.


Please join us in welcoming Archbishop Bashar Warda, Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil- Iraq, who will update us on how Christian refugees are coping after narrowly escaping IS (Islamic State) forces.

Date and Time: 11 February 2015 17:30

Venue:  Westminster Cathedral

  • 5.30pm Mass followed by a talk in Westminster Cathedral Hall from 6.30pm
  • Free Entrance, with a collection for ACN and ICIN (Iraqi Christians in Need)

Carl Bahoshy’s Music for ICIN Goes North

January 11, 2015 at 16:45

Carl Bahoshy’s  series of piano and organ recitals for ICIN took him to St Andrews’ Parish Church in Newcastle right after Boxing Day! St-Andrews-Fr-Corbett.jpg

A report on the event can be found on the Hexam & Newcastle website.  

Premier's Interview with Carl Bahoshy

January 9, 2015 at 02:02

Carl, who in the past few months has been relentless in his effort to raise money and awareness for ICIN through a series of piano recitals across the country, talks to Premier about his love of music and why he has chosen ICIN.ne_piano_article_image.jpg

To listen to the full interview, click here

HRH The Prince of Wales has made another generous donation to the refugees of Northern Iraq, channelled this time through Iraqi Christians in Need, and has requested that funds be distributed as quickly as possible in order to alleviate the suffering and depravation at this traditional time of goodwill to all.

We are saddened by the passing of Mrs Hilda Naamo (Abbo). Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

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A funeral service will be held on Tuesday 6th  of January at 11:30am for

Mrs Hilda Naamo (Abbo) (1927-2014)

The Holy Family Church, the Presbytery, Vale Lane, Acton West, London W3 0DY

The burial will be at 13:00pm

Gunnersbury Cemetery, (known as Kensington Cemetery),

143 Gunnersbury Avenue, London W3 8LE

Condolences reception will be held at:

Jumeirah Carlton Tower, 1 Cadogan Place, London SW1X 9PY

From 5:00pm to 8:00pm


At the family's request there is a facility below to donate to ICIN in memory of Mrs Hilda Naamo (Abbo).