Iraq: Christians flee Mosul, episcopal palace burned down

(AGI) Vatican City, July 19 - Sunni extremists of the IslamicState of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) burned down theSyrian-Catholic episcopal palace in Mosul shortly after timeran out for their ultimatum against the city's Christiancommunity. The militants' act was denounced by the Patriarchfor the Syriac Catholic Church, Ignace Joseph III Younan, whomet Archbishop and Secretary for Relations with StatesDominique Mamberti at the Vatican on Friday and said the palacewas completely consumed by the flames. . .

(AGI) Vatican City, July 19 - Sunni extremists of the IslamicState of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) burned down theSyrian-Catholic episcopal palace in Mosul shortly after timeran out for their ultimatum against the city's Christiancommunity. The militants' act was denounced by the Patriarchfor the Syriac Catholic Church, Ignace Joseph III Younan, whomet Archbishop and Secretary for Relations with StatesDominique Mamberti at the Vatican on Friday and said the palacewas completely consumed by the flames. . .