Iraq: Christians Hold Procession to Mark Return to Homes

Posted August 7, 2018 12:52 pm by ZENIT Staff

Iraq: Christians Hold Procession to Mark Return to Homes

Hundreds of Iraqi Christians took part, on the evening of Monday, August 6, 2018,  in a procession that took place along the streets of Karamlesh, a town of the Nineveh Plain traditionally inhabited by Christians, reported Fides News Agency.
With the community gesture, the Christians from Karamlesh wanted to commemorate the events that of August 6-7, 2014, that forced many tens of thousands of Christians to leave the towns and villages of the Nineveh Plain ahead of the offensive of the jihadist militiamen of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (Daesh).
The procession was preceded by a reflection on the pain and suffering that

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