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French church bells ring for Iraqi Christian refugees

© Stéphane de Sakutin, AFP | Bells chimed in support of Eastern Christians during mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on August 15, 2015.

Latest update : 2015-08-16

Catholic churches across France marked the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on Saturday by ringing their bells in support of Iraqi and Syrian Christians persecuted by the Islamic State group, many of whom have found a safe haven in France.

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Date created : 2015-08-16

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