Monday, January 30, 2006
[07.10 GMT] Series of blasts targets Iraq churches (Aljazeera.com); ... yesterday a series of car bombs exploded outside four churches. Attacks in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Mosul. Also on the Vatican embassy. Iraq's 800,000 Christians under threat. One killed, 14 wounded in blasts outside Iraq churches (Daily News & Analysis); Bombs target churches (Scotsman, UK); Churches targetted in Iraq blasts (BBC News, UK). Some background, 2004-5: Briefing; Christian peacemakers highlight prisoner abuse in Iraq; Catholic archbishop freed in Iraq; Iraqi Christians fear Easter attacks; Christians respond to church bombings in Iraq; The forgotten church of Iraq; Church bombs in Iraq a response to 'crusader war'; Christians being driven from Iraq; Plea for Assyrian Christians and Iraqi minorities; Concern expressed for Christians in Iraq; US support seen as ‘disaster’ for Christian minority in Iraq; Iraqi group threatens Christians in Falluja.