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Faith under fire

After a recent trip to Baghdad, correspondent Martin Himmel reports about the now precarious position of Iraqi Christians. In the years since the capture and killing of Saddam Hussein, hundreds of thousands of Christians have fled that country following attacks by Muslim extremists. Now that American troops have departed, the future of the Christian community there is even more uncertain.
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