Heading to Erbil

Hi everybody. We are in Vienna about to board our flight to Erbil. I keep telling Quint that no matter what he imagines, he has no idea how this journey will impact his life, change him, altar his… Read More

A Letter from Hanna Kaka Rash – September 19, 2016

Dear Chris, I went to Sulaimanya last Saturday and it was productive trip. Christians there are very in need to shelter, they are living in tents, as you can see. They are also suffering from severe mouse infestations… Read More

Letter from Alliance Church in Ankawa, Kurdistan

Dear Father Chris and Stand With Iraqi Christians, Greetings from Erbil! For those who don’t know me yet, my name is Hanna Kaka Rash. I was born and raised in Baghdad, but came to Erbil in March 2015,… Read More

November 29, 2015: Escape from Daesh

This gentleman (who declined to give his name) is one of the over 150 families living in Fr. Douglas’s Mar Elia family center. He lives in a 10′ x 15′ caravan with his wife, sister, and 2 children…. Read More

November 17, 2015: Rami

This week’s footage: a brief clip featuring Rami, one of the teachers I met in my travels. I met many fine teachers at Mar Elia in Erbil. Their commitment to the children in their care was total and inspiring…. Read More