ASIA/IRAQ - Christians in Iraq: the map of the different religious communities and the situation of Christians updated to January 2005

Tuesday, 18 January 2005

Baghdad (Fides Service) - On the occasion of the hostage taking and release of Archbishop Basel George Casmoussa in Iraq, Fides suggests readers might like to take a look at our dossier “Religions in the new Iraq” published 24 April 2004, updated with recent information with regard to the present situation of Christians in Iraq. The dossier illustrates the different ethnic groups, religious composition, Christian communities the evolution of problems connected with Islamic fundamentalism, a year after the fall of Saddam. (PA) (Agenzia Fides righe 12 parole 124 18/01/2005)