People pray during Mass in Inishke, Iraq, on April 10, 2016. Present was Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York and chair of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association. He came to Iraqi Kurdistan with other church leaders to visit with Christians and others displaced by ISIS. Along with other church leaders, he celebrated Mass in the Chaldean Catholic church with local residents and displaced Christians living in local villages.
CNEWA is a papal agency providing humanitarian and pastoral support to the church and people in the region.