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Iraqi Christians: Cardinal decamps to KRI after presidential snub

Issue 1174 - 25 Jul 2023 | 1 minute read

A rift has emerged between Baghdad and the Christian community, after President Abdul Latif Rashid revoked a 2013 decree which recognised Cardinal Louis Sako as head of the Chaldean Catholic Church – which is distinct from the church in Rome but with close connections to the Vatican.

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