Dozens of Iraqi refugees are returning to the the largest Christian town in the country to have their first holy communion since the city was captured by ISIS in 2014.

The Church of Immaculate Conception in Qaraqosh, Iraq was reclaimed from the jihadis last week after a two-week siege.

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Makeshift wooden crosses were erected along the rooftop welcoming back its dedicated disciples. Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Mosul Butrus Moshe started leading the effort to clean up the damaged church property since the reunited mass on Sunday.

The city is also currently being protected by Christian volunteer soldiers who helped liberate Qarqosh last week.

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