Archbishop Bashar Warda's Visit to the UK

February 14, 2015 at 09:31

Update.jpgDuring 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).

HRH The Prince of Wales, visited the Syrian Orthodox Church in London yesterday, 17th December 2014, in an act of solidarity and encouragement for the Iraqi and Syrian Christians.

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images.jpg " 'We are down to earth, come and dance with us';  this is what one of the children, in a tent prepared for Christmas called out as we watched their preparation for a Christmas talent show, which included a dance routine to Jingle Bells".

IMG_9533A.jpgICIN members met with the Chaldean Bishop of  Aleppo, Antoine Audo on December 3, 2014. Amongst those invited to share a meal and listen to Bishop Audo were Father Nadheer Dako, the priest of the Chaldean church in London, and a few members of the Chaldean community.