Iraqi prelate denies report of destruction of historic church
February 11, 2015
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Contrary to reports published by various news agencies, the Islamic State has not blown up the Church of the Immaculate Virgin in Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, according to Mosul’s Chaldean Catholic archbishop.
The church, also known as the ancient Tahira church, dates back to at least the seventh century.
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