Christianity in Iraq is 'perilously close to extinction', says Archbishop

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(Worthy News) - An Iraqi Archbishop has pleaded with Britain's Church and political leaders to do more to save the Christian community in Iraq from being wiped out.

At an address in London, the Archbishop of Irbil, the Rt Rev Bashar Warda warned that Christians in Iraq face extinction after seeing a dramatic fall in numbers from around 1.5 million at the end of Saddam Hussein's reign in 2003, to just 250,000 today.

The Archbishop said that the prospects for those who have remained in the country were not good. [ Source: Christian Today (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Christianity in Iraq is 'perilously close to extinction', says Archbishop”

  1. How would he know? He's (admittedly) an "Archbishop" and a "Right Reverend" of a church? How could someone whose very personal identity is so screwed up, know anything about Truth?

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