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An Iraqi Christian woman sits for the first church service in months during a Chaldean Catholic mass November 15, 2007 in Bagdhad, Iraq. The service was held at St. John the Baptist, a church in the neighborhood of Dora that closed earlier this year due to Islamist terrorist threats. A recent decrease in violence has allowed the Iraqi Christians to re-open the church for the first time in seven months, and the afternoon mass attracted around a hundred worshippers. By Chris Hondros/Getty Images.

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