Midnight Mass in Mosul

Posted January 3, 2018 3:04 pm by John Pontifex

Midnight Mass in Mosul

The bells rang out in Mosul for the first time in more than three years when a church in Iraq’s second city opened its doors for Christmas Midnight Mass.
Up to the last minute, plans for the service at Mar Pulse Church in Mosul’s Al-Mundshen suburb hung in the balance – until a group of young Muslims helped clean the church and make it ready – including erecting the cross, according to Aid in the Church in Need (ACN).
About 400 families – up to 2,000 people – attended the service, traveling to Mosul from displacement camps near Erbil, the capital of

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