Who knew religious people could impact the Middle East?
5 Priests Who Turned Badass When Things Got Critical

#5. Andrew White Goes Face To Face With Warring Factions of Iraq
Setting up shop, White saw no better area to be than the Red Zone, aka the dangerous areas of Baghdad. The only chaplain crazy enough to live there, White quickly gained the title of “Vicar of Baghdad.” At first, many of the local crazies tried to scare him off by kidnapping him, torturing him, hijacking his car, bombing his church, and holding him at gunpoint, threatening to murder him. But while this succeeded in getting other clergy to leave the area, White stayed on.

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Who knew religious people could impact the Middle East?

5 Priests Who Turned Badass When Things Got Critical

#5. Andrew White Goes Face To Face With Warring Factions of Iraq

Setting up shop, White saw no better area to be than the Red Zone, aka the dangerous areas of Baghdad. The only chaplain crazy enough to live there, White quickly gained the title of “Vicar of Baghdad.” At first, many of the local crazies tried to scare him off by kidnapping him, torturing him, hijacking his car, bombing his church, and holding him at gunpoint, threatening to murder him. But while this succeeded in getting other clergy to leave the area, White stayed on.

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