"According to the vicar, St. George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad once was home to 6,000 members. Now the church membership is down to about 4,800 due to killings over the past ten years.
"White said, "I have always said to our people 'I'm not going to leave you, don't you leave me.' Now I can't say that any longer. If I tell them not to leave I'm saying: ‘You've got to be prepared to die for your faith...''"