Vatican: Mass for victims of Baghdad Cathedral attack


St Peter's statue at Vatican Basilica

St Peter's statue at Vatican Basilica

A special Mass will be held in St Peter's Basilica in Rome at 5pm on 25 November in memory of the priests and faithful who died in an attack against their cathedral in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on 31 October. 

Members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See have been invited to attend. The Eucharist will be celebrated by Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

Source: Fides

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