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October 1, 2020

Iraqi archbishop who helped save ancient manuscripts from ISIS nominated for EU award

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When ISIS took over his city, Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel Moussa knew he had to jump into action to save hundreds of ancient manuscripts. The risky effort was dangerous but ultimately successful. Now, he has been nominated for a prestigious award by the European Union. Produced by: Shirin Jaafari. Image credit: Zaid Al-Obeidi/AFP via Getty Images.

Aired September 30, 2020

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