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Christians Struggle to Maintain Legacy versus ISIS

Amid the ISIS assault on Iraq, minorities have borne the brunt. One of those groups is Iraq's Christians, who before the 2003 US invasion were spread throughout the country with a sizeable community in the northwest.

The majority of Iraqi Christians come from the Syriac, Assyrian and Chaldean churches with affiliations mainly to the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. Most other denominations have had a presence in Iraq, but have never overtaken these Churches, which are among the oldest in the world.

But many of those Christian areas have been in the crosshairs of last year's sweeping military advances by ISIS.

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