Iraq

New Army chaplains attend a March 14 morning Mass in a small chapel at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., where they are training at the U.S. Army's Chaplain Basic Officer Leader Course. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth) 
Faith Faith in Focus
Jesse BowmanNovember 09, 2017
In Iraq, I witnessed death and tragedy, and without faith, I had no way to process it.
Faith News
Israel's 1978 Antiquities Law was tightened in 2012 and again last year, so that all licensed dealers are now required to share images of everything in their inventory.
Politics & Society News
He said the West ignores Syrian and Iraqi Christians because they are neither oil-rich nor a terrorist threat.
Airstrikes target Islamic State positions on the edge of the Old City on July 11 a day after Iraq's prime minister declared "total victory" in Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJuly 13, 2017
Many have simply walked from the city to the desert camps, a distance of 20 to 30 kilometers, says Mr. El-Mahdi. Now they confront hunger, thirst and the desert’s unforgiving sun. “The summer heat is brutal.”
President George W. Bush addresses the media at the Pentagon on Sept. 17, 2001, following a meeting with his national security team and leaders of the National Guard and Reserve forces. Seated at the left is National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice.
Arts & Culture Books
Jerome DonnellyMay 03, 2017
Jerome Donnelly reviews "Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein" by John Nixon.
A nun walks through the hallway of the badly damaged convent of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena in Qaraqosh, Iraq. (CNS photo/courtesy John E. Kozar, CNEWA)
Politics & Society News
"ISIS had written really vile things about Jesus and the church. The convent was burned and gutted. Everything was stolen. Anything holy in their mind was burned."