Statues of Our Lady sent to replace those ISIS destroyed

Fifteen statues of Our Lady are on their way from Lourdes to the Middle East to replace the ones ISIS destroyed.

A French Catholic group Œuvre d’Orient dedicated to helping persecuted Christians, has sent the statues to Iraqi Kurdistan, which has a majority Catholic population.

Once they arrive, they will be carried in procession through the town before being blessed and sent to their parishes.Read more

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