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Iraq: church meets again

On Sunday 30 October, a few Christians gathered inside a fire-blackened church in the town of Qaraqosh, northern Iraq.

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They held the first communion service since Islamic State (IS) took control of the town in 2014. Retreating IS militants had set fire to the church when Iraqi government and Kurdish forces advanced on Qaraqosh as part of the wider campaign to retake the city of Mosul.