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Bombs Sow Fear of More Horror for Iraq's Christians

Bombings at Iraqi churches did more than kill worshippers, smash tombstones and shatter stained glass — they destroyed any hope among the Christian community of staying off the hit list for attacks. “Now, as a Christian I feel like a target,” said 40-year-old factory owner, Ayad Zaya, speaking a day after car bombs at five churches killed at least 11 people. “This is the first time that this has happened in the history of Iraq,” he said, standing near a bomb site at the Assyrian church in Baghdad. “When I leave my house I say my prayers in the name of the father, the son and the holy spirit.” Full Story

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