Assyrian Christians call 1915 Sayfo, the Year of the Sword. One hundred years later, they're still being killed.
For over a thousand years, Christian communities flourished in India. Their first real identity crisis? The arrival of European Catholics.
In the ninth century, Timothy I was a global statesman. In the 20th, Raphael Bidawid led a tiny denomination in the paranoid Iraq of Saddam Hussein.