NC Register: on Nineveh Plains, ACN does its part in first post-ISIS celebration of Christmas

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QARAQOSH, Iraq — In their villages on the Nineveh Plains, Iraq’s Christians are celebrating their first Christmas since the region’s liberation from the Islamic State (ISIS).

Christians on the Nineveh Plains will celebrate first Christmas post-ISIS
Syriac Catholic liturgy on the Nineveh Plains

In the little town of Qaraqosh (also known as Baghdida), there will be no flocks of sheep grazing, or cows lowing, as in past years past, on the holy night of Christ’s birth — just the sound of Christians singing the Divine Liturgy at midnight in their burned churches. To read the full story, please click here.

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