“The time has come for peace in Iraq” – video from UNICEF-MENA

Hopefully, Lent provides, us among other things, with a jolt. A jolt out of habit. A jolt of need. A jolt of awareness that opens a new more vivid experience of God. Perhaps a jolt of conscience or… Read More

Epistles from Father Chris: 2018, A New Year

2018 will be crucial for the Christians in Iraq. Our long-time friend and collaborator Sinan now works with Fr. Faiz at St. George’s, and both of these extraordinary people are becoming important voices in the growing ecumenical and… Read More

Epistles from Father Chris: The End of 2017

2017 has been a year of anxiety, uncertainty and hope for Iraq’s Christians. With Da’esh (ISIS) driven militarily from the north this fall, displaced Christians and others were encouraged to return to their homes on the Nineveh Plains…. Read More

Back to School: St. George’s Church in Baghdad

SWIC has partnered with St. George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad to help them expand their kindergarten program¬†into a full elementary school for students from age six (kindergarten) through twelve (sixth grade). The expanded school, which will serve about… Read More

SWIC and Etuti

Fr. Chris talks about the Etuti Institute and new efforts in northern Iraq. For more information on SWIC’s projects visit our New Initiatives page.