Noor was eight years old when her Christian homeland in Iraq was attacked by IS.

When the first shots are fired, Noor and her family flee to Germany.

Just 0.4 percent of Iraqis are Christians, they live in constant threat and only a few dare to go back to their homeland.

So far, IS has attacked around 360 churches and more than 14,000 households in Iraq.

On the occasion of the Pope's visit to Iraq, persecuted Christians report on their fate in WELT.