Pope Francis to visit regions of Iraq once held by Islamic State

Pope Francis to visit regions of Iraq once held by Islamic State

Tens of thousands were also displaced when militants from the Sunni Muslim Islamic State (IS) group overran northern Iraq in 2014, destroying their historic churches, seizing their property, and giving them the choice to pay a tax, convert, leave or face death.

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