Archbishop of Westminster

Cardinal Vincent Condemns Murder of 300 Yazidis

Cardinal Vincent has made a statement condemning the murder of 300 Yazidis by Islamic State militants near Mosul in Iraq:

'I am deeply shocked by the brutal murder of these peace-loving people. The Yazidis I met in our recent visit to Erbil impressed me with their quiet dignity. I am sure that all people of decency will condemn these killings. I commend those who have been killed to the mercy of God and I pray earnestly for the peace of the region.'

Bishop Nicholas with Yazidi children in Erbil

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