• BAGHDAD - An altar boy eagerly rings a bell to celebrate Christmas at the conclusion of mass held at the St. John's Chaldean Church in Doura. After receiving the sacrament, the congregation's children were treated to a visit by Santa Claus.
(U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kirk Luedeke, 4IBCT, 1ID)

    O Come All Ye Faithful

    BAGHDAD - An altar boy eagerly rings a bell to celebrate Christmas at the conclusion of mass held at the St. John's Chaldean Church in Doura. After receiving the sacrament, the congregation's children were treated to a visit by Santa Claus. (U.S. Army...

  • BAGHDAD - A Christian woman from receives Communion from Chaldean Catholic Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni during Christmas Morning mass at the St. John's Church in Doura. The Church opened its doors again Nov. 15 after closing them in May due to the Al Qaeda and extremist threat in southern Baghdad. Chaldean Christians in the area have attended services regularly since then.
(U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kirk Luedeke, 4IBCT, 1ID)

    O Come All Ye Faithful

    BAGHDAD - A Christian woman from receives Communion from Chaldean Catholic Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni during Christmas Morning mass at the St. John's Church in Doura. The Church opened its doors again Nov. 15 after closing them in May due to the...

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