Springfield Dominican Sister Marcelline Koch was interviewed this week by Judy Valente of WGLT, the public radio station in Normal, Ill., for an update on conditions facing our the Iraqi Dominican family. On March 17 Secretary of State John Kerry declared the situation for Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria is genocide. Sister Marcelline described her experience in Iraq in January 2014 and updates listeners on the latest word from Sister Maria Hanna, OP, prioress of the Iraqi Dominican Sisters, who sent an Easter communication to the Dominicans in the U.S.
Listen to the WGLT interview here:
View a video update that includes the chanting of the Aramaic Our Father and Hail Mary by our Dominican brother, Father Nageeb Mikhail:
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