Displaced Iraqi Christians await return to Mosul with bated breath

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_IRQ150410aa001.jpegBAGHDAD (RNS) The Rev. Martin Banni, a Chaldean Catholic priest, grabbed the Eucharist, the church’s official documents and a few personal items ahead of the Islamic State fighters’ assault on Karemlash, a town 18 miles southeast of Mosul, two years ago.

More than 100,000 Christians from the area had already left. The archbishop of Mosul begged them to flee, too.

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