Iraq: Four Years of ISIS Invasion Half of Christians Back in Ninive

Posted August 7, 2018 8:51 am by ZENIT Staff

Iraq: Four Years of ISIS Invasion Half of Christians Back in Ninive

“I was completely shocked when I saw what was left of my home and my city. It took a lot of work but now we are finally home.” With tears in his eyes the Musa, 60 years a Christian, told Aid to the Church in Need, his first day he came back in Qaraqosh. Forced to flee with his family on the night between 6 and 7 August 2014, the man is among the 25,650 Christians who have returned to a town that is a symbol of Christianity in Iraq; over 46 percent of those who lived there before the

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