Archbishop's Body Found in Shallow Grave

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CWN.com - It's being called one of the most dramatic attacks against Iraq's small Christian community.

Click play for more on the situation for Iraqi Christians from Keith Roderick, with Christian Solidarity International.

The body of a Chaldean archbishop was found in a shallow grave in northern Iraq, two weeks after he was kidnapped by gunmen.

The Vatican called the death of Paulos Faraj Rahho "an inhuman act of violence.' It's still not clear how he died.

A Vatican spokesman says Pope Benedict mourns for Rahho and Iraq's Christian community.

"Naturally he and we all, we are in very deep sorrow," the spokesman said. "We are near to the community of the Christians in Iraq, a little community that has so big difficulties and terrible violence against it.:

Rahho headed the Chaldean Catholic church in Iraq, the largest denomination among the country's less than 1 million Christians.

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