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JOSEPH’S CROSS

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Andrew White was kidnapped in Baghdad, gave all his money away, adopted six Iraqi children and suffers from MS. For more than ten years, Canon Andrew White presided over the only Anglican Church in Iraq, a role that led him to be known universally as the “Vicar of Baghdad.” With the invasion of ISIL, Baghdad became too dangerous, and today he splits his time with his displaced congregation – many of whom are children – in Israel and Amman, Jordan. Andrew helped his young charges understand the meaning of Easter. Joseph’s Cross To make the story real I gave our children an olive wood cross made by a friend, a carpenter in Bethlehem called Joseph. One little boy called Yuseph…

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