Church holds service for first time after ISIS desecrated it 8 years ago

Easter was extra special for one Christian community in Iraq this Easter as it opened for services for the first time since being desecrated by Islamic State militants eight years ago. St. Kyriakos’ Chaldean Catholic Church, Batnaya, was attacked by IS in 2014. Militants decapitated statues, smashed the altar, and used sacred images as target […]

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