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BAGHDAD: Christians Baptised Despite ISIS Nears Iraq’s Capital


A Priest in Baghdad said yesterday that he had baptised a family of five, as Islamic State (IS) militants circle ever closer to Iraq’s capital.

Christians baptized despite IS nears Baghdad
Christians baptized despite IS nears Baghdad

He went on to say that, “We had a great joyful event today as I baptised a mother and her four young children. What a joy it was when the 10-year-old came up to me after the Baptism and said ‘I feel all new now I am all different’ and he was. It was lovely baptising them and the children were so excited…In the midst of such a desperate situation it was wonderful to have something which was so nice.”