Iraqi prelate denies report of destruction of historic church
February 11, 2015
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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