Al Karada’s Armenian Catholic Church in Baghdad

Baghdad – (iina) Our Lady of Narek, an Armenian Catholic church, held a mass for Christmas. However, according to the priests, celebrations are cancelled due to the recent tragic events of the Mosul wedding and Gaza.

The Armenian church, which also goes by the name of Our Lady of the Rosary, is located in al Karada region of Baghdad. The church was completely built in 1998 by an Armenian engineer which can be evident through its Armenian style architecture.

The existence and preservation of these churches in Baghdad are very sacred. It also represents the multi cultures and religions living side by side peacefully.

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