Iraqi Christians Hold Mass Today in Assaulted Church Where 58 Died Last Week

Iraqi Christians held mass today in the assaulted church.

Iraqi Christians attend a funeral procession for the victims of the Syrian Catholic cathedral siege in Baghdad. Two priests, who were among dozens of Christian hostages killed by Al-Qaeda gunmen in a Baghdad church, were buried as heroes on Tuesday after a tearful funeral that drew hundreds of people. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)


Iraqi Christians carry the coffins of relatives killed in the Syrian Catholic cathedral siege on October 31, during a funeral procession in Mosul on November 2. Iraqi Christians faced further violent attacks after Al-Qaeda listed them as “legitimate targets,” two days after a church bloodbath and as Baghdad was battered by a wave of bombings. (AFP/Mujahed Mohammed)

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