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Two Christian brothers killed in Mosul
Iraq’s Christian community comes under attack, again. Gunmen shoot and kill two shop owners in cold blood. Iraqi Christians issue an appeal: “Pray for us persecuted Christians”.
Priest kidnapped in Baghdad released
Fr Saad Hanna Sirop, who was kidnapped on 15 August, returned to his family last night. The pope was one of those who had prayed for him.
Priest abducted in Baghdad threatened and tortured
He is tired and exhausted, says a fellow student.
Priest abducted in Baghdad
The Chaldean priest is the second clergyman to be taken in a month. According to Mgr Sako, this is an attempt to throw out the Christians.
Terrorists behind attack on Baghdad church arrested
In the operation conducted by Iraqi security forces, new plans to target four buildings discovered. The 12 arrested have admitted their responsibility. But the news of the capture is no comfort to the Christian community, which continues to leave Baghdad.
20/08/2006 VATICAN - IRAQ
Benedict XVI appeals for release of priest kidnapped in Baghdad
The pope urged Christians to continue working together with members of other religions in peaceful coexistence.
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