Iraq | Iraq’s Nineveh churches are retaking their towns from years of ISIS control, without guarantees of money, safety, or a future
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/29/18, 10:54 am
Father Georges Jahola sits hunched over his laptop, his clerical collar just visible underneath a jacket he’s forgotten to remove. The parish priest is studying spreadsheets and cadastral maps of his hometown in Nineveh Plain, Qaraqosh, while men and women scurry in and out of his office, questions flying amid a shuffle of papers in Syriac, Arabic, and English.