IRAQ: Bartella Church concludes summer religious school

BARTELLA, Iraq — Under the patronage of Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of the Diocese of Mor Matti’s Monastery and its Environs Timotheus Mousa Shamani, the Bartella Church held a graduation ceremony for the summer religious school, Diana School.

The event included various sections of what the students learned throughout the summer, including religious, social, cultural, and sports activities. The students also had courses on drawing, embroidery, and cooking. 

Approximately 600 students from primary and intermediary levels were enrolled in the summer program.