Spiritual Exercises in Duhok


In Iraq the procedures to renew residency status are not so complicated, but are cumbersome. After requesting a letter from the Bishop, spending a whole morning in the Christian affairs office, and visiting approximately 30 offices in the building where the paperwork for residency is processed, one has to wait for the paperwork  to go through all the state revisions until the ok is given. The wait time is anywhere from one to ten months. In theory, we have had the residence (per year) an average of six months and the rest was waiting on … Continue reading