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Iraqi Christians wonder if their days are numbered

After 10 years of attacks on Iraqi Christians, Monsignor Pios Cacha wonders if the ancient community’s days are numbered. “Maybe we will follow in the steps of our Jewish brothers,” he says. The priest’s reference to Iraq’s Jewish population — once a thriving community numbering in the tens of thousands…

Iraqi Christians mark anniversary of massacre

BAGHDAD — Hundreds of Iraqi Christians filled Our Lady of Salvation church in Baghdad amid tight security on Monday to mark the first anniversary of a massacre of worshippers and priests by militants. The church’s interior is still pock-marked by bullet holes, even a year after the attacks claimed by…