The Monk Who Fights ISIS (29 images)

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While ISIS ravages Africa and the Middle East destroying ancient cities, monuments and precious books, for the past 13 years an American Benedictine monk has worked in some of the world's most dangerous places to uncover and digitize invaluable Christian and Muslim manuscript collections threatened by wars and extremists.

Head of the world's largest manuscript digital library, Father Columba has already saved more than 50,000 centuries-old religious, scientific and phylosophical...
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