He was the Archbishop of Mosul which, along with Baghdad, has been one of the worst places for attacks on Christians.No, this is not an endorsement of the Hussein regime. However, one has to ask whether the current situation is any better than the former.
For the Christians still remaining in Mosul the reaction may very well be that this death is neither the first nor likely to be the last.
The Barnabas Fund, a charity in the UK that has tried to help Iraqi Christians, says there have been some very nasty cases of Christians being abducted, tortured and then killed and it says many Christians in Iraq are now deadened to the violence.
Thursday, March 13, 2008
At one time, under Saddam, Christians were tolerated in Iraq. Times have changed:
Posted by cj at 7:06 PM