March 2008

MOSUL (AFP) - The body of a kidnapped Chaldean Catholic archbishop was found in northern Iraq on Thursday, sparking outrage from Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and other world leaders and expression of sadness from Pope Benedict XVI.

2008-Mar-16

On 29th February 2008 the Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul Paulus Faraj Raho was kidnapped by unknown persons in Mosul.

At around 17:00 pm local time, after performing the evening service, while the Archbishop Paulus Faraj Raho was leaving the Church of the Holy Spirit in Al-Nour district of Mosul, his vehicle in which he was accompanied by his driver and two guards was ambushed by some unknown persons.

2008-Mar-01