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MERCI Update

Through the generous donations MERCI has received, you have helped keep some major medical clinics alive and working for the people in Iraq. Within the last week, the following clinics have received funds from MERCI to purchase medications and supplies: • St. Joseph clinic in Ankawa – $3000 • St. Shmoney clinic in Ankawa – […]


Alarming Situation of 130,000 Refugees and Other Grave Matters THE ALARMING SITUATION OF THE REFUGEES WARNING OF A DISASTER YET MORE DREADFUL +Louis Raphael Sako Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon President of the Assembly of the Catholic Bishops in Iraq Baghdad – Iraq, 10 August  2014 Death and sickness are taking hold of the children and elderly […]

ICAE Institute and Prominent Iraqi American Christian Leaders Score Great Success in Their Advocacy Mission in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Thursday, July 31, 2014 On Thursday July 31, 2014 , on the Capitol Hill and at the White House a unified delegation of Iraqi American Christian leaders, “Chaldeans, Syriac, Assyrians,” advocated relentlessly for the plight of Christians who are now facing beyond-brutal and viscous atrocities and annihilation by ISIS (ISIL) in Mosul and […]


Project Justice a program that is part of our St Thomas Chaldean diocese and was established in 2014 in response to 150,000 Christians that were displaced in Iraq. Justice has been working tirelessly for our community and have established a sector of volunteer attorneys and legal professionals who assist refugees with legal issues. These professionals […]

Iraqi archbishop discusses desperate plight of Iraqi Christians

Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, gestures alongside Melkite Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo, Syria, during an Aug. 4 news conference at the Knights of Columbus 133rd Supreme Convention in Philadelphia. (CNS photo/Matthew Barrick, Knights of Columbus) Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Matti Warda is currently in the U.S. raising awareness of the desperate humanitarian […]

2nd  International Symposium on Christianity in the Middle East

Adopt A Refugee Family & Help Iraq will have a booth at the event below is the schedule for the event Hosted by: St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic Diocese-USA Southfield, MI (July 2015) — On Saturday July 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. a series of speakers and panelist will discuss the plight of […]

Yazda: Aiding A Community In Peril

In June of 2014, the Islamic State struck quickly and suddenly, its goal: domination of Iraq and Syria, and the eradication of religious and ethnic minorities in the region.   The Yazidi community has perhaps suffered the most at the hands of ISIS and its terror-driven tactics. Being the smallest minority in the Iraqi region, […]

MERCI, the medical group under HelpIraq, hosted a fundraiser on Saturday July 12, 2015

MERCI, the medical group under HelpIraq, hosted a fundraiser on Saturday, July 12, 2015, at Farmington Manor, to benefit the 10 medical clinics established in Northern Iraq for the care of displaced refugees. The event provided entertainment which featured renowned singer, Saadoun Jaber: as well as an up-and-coming singer, Dani Kashat as the opening act. […] has sent three large shipments of various products

Since the Isis Crisis began in June 2014, has sent three large shipments of various products for our displaced brothers and sisters in Iraq and the surrounding areas. We plan on sending a fourth shipment soon, and any donations would greatly be appreciated. The following products are desperately needed: Women products, baby diapers, men […]


A year ago today, ISIS invaded the city of Mosul, Iraq forcing Christians to flee their homes with nothing but the clothes on their backs or face death. Today, our brothers and sisters living displaced abroad are in even greater need of our help now than ever before. Please join us in providing RELIEF to […]

Jordan Choir

Recently, St. Thomas Apostle Diocese, through the generous donations of the choir members of all the churches in Michigan, raised $4000 to purchase a complete sound system, Including: Microphones, Keyboard, Mixer, and Speakers for a Chaldean choir in Jordan. The choir participates in masses celebrated by Fr. Zaid, the priest for the displaced Iraqis in […]

Join us for a cause Dec 6, 2014

Join us on Saturday, December 6 at the Danny Kassab Estate  from 5-10pm to help provide medical relief to the displaced in Iraq. We are helping raise funds for MERCI to be able to provide essential medical care to internally displaced Iraqi christians. They are in great need at this time. It has been nearly three months since they became […]