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Iraqi Christians Fear Rise of Islamic State

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Iraqi Christians Fear Rise of Islamic State

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Iraqi Christians Fear Rise of Islamic State

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For members of Iraq's small Christian minority, the defeat of Saddam Hussein's regime has created new concerns. Just before Easter Sunday, 30,000 Shia Muslims marched in Baghdad to urge that the new Iraq become an Islamic religious state like Iran. NPR's Scott Simon reports from St. Joseph's Church in Baghdad.

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