Iraqi Christians remember Chaldean archbishop killed 13 years ago

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Catholic Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho of Mosul was involved in many organizations of peace and dialogue between denominations and religions

An Iraqi woman weeps during a memorial mass for the Chaldean Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho at a church in Baghdad, Iraq on 18 March 2008. (Photo by ALI ABBAS/EPA/MaxPPP)
By La Croix International staff | Iraq

As the country prepares to welcome Pope Francis, Iraqi Christians remember Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho of Mosul on the 13th anniversary of his kidnapping and assassination.

The car in which the archbishop was traveling was attacked by a group of unknown armed men on February 29, 2008, and the archbishop kidnapped. The driver and two of his collaborators who were in the car were killed immediately.

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