Tag Archives: Christian Persecution

Pope Francis, take note: “Christians are being persecuted!”

February 24, 2021 Expert on ISIS Shares His Thoughts on Upcoming Papal Trip to Iraq | EWTN News Nightly On Pope Francis’ agenda to Iraq, he will meet with the top Shiite Muslim leader. Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Iraq … Continue reading

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St Agatha: Pure and Faithful Witness to the Faith

Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr († 251), feast day 5th February. Patron Saint of Sicily, bellfounders, breast cancer sufferers, rape victims and wet nurses. Saint Agatha was born in Sicily of rich and noble parents, a child of benediction from … Continue reading

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“Quo Vadis?” – Always a Good Question

by Michael Pakaluk on THE CATHOLIC THING By chance, I picked up Henryk Sienkewicz’s novel Quo Vadis from the family bookshelf last week, when I was looking for a next book to read for enjoyment.  (How desperately we all need such reading … Continue reading

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Lockdowns have led to increased Christian persecution

2021 “World Watch List” of nations most culpable for the persecution of Christians has revealed that preexisting trends of 2019 were amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Holy Church Under Attack

From Father George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ In the late nineteenth century, a New England college dean wrote: “The youth who loves his Alma Mater will always ask, not ‘What can she do for me?’ but ‘What can I do … Continue reading

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Vatican to extend controversial deal with China

Communist Party newspaper: ‘Framework has worked well’ VATICAN CITY, ChurchMilitant.com: The Vatican is to renew its secret deal with China after negotiations on bishops’ appointments proved that “the framework has worked well for the past two years,” a Chinese Communist … Continue reading

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Liz Yore: Catholics must put pressure on Vatican to stop the unholy alliance with the CCP

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Memorial for the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

First Martyrs of the Church of Rome 64 A.D. A madman burns Christians like human torches Many countries have memorials marking the mass graves of the victims of plane crashes, sunken ships, war atrocities, or natural disasters. Many countries also … Continue reading

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What’s happening to Catholics in China?

From Fr.Z’s blog: The Vatican changed its stance toward the Church’s presence in China.  What fruits have come from this change? The following piece has lots of photos at the original page, which you can visit. From Bitter Winter: Xi Jinping … Continue reading

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Christians Massacred, Media Look the Other Way

By Giulio Meotti, Cultural Editor for Il Foglio: “In the same week as the awful attack on the mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand… more than two hundred Christians were killed in Nigeria. There was hardly any mention of the latter … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Hope: Iraqi Priests Reflect on the Future of Christians in the Region

By Lauretta Brown at the National Catholic Register:   Catholic priests in Iraq face a “very complicated” situation in shepherding their beleaguered flocks in a region devastated by war and genocide. Three shepherds spoke to the Register this week during … Continue reading

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Guidelines for the clergy in China

  Hong Kong (AsiaNews) Fr Sergio Ticozzi, a missionary with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) in Hong Kong and China for over 40 years, has reacted to the release of the Pastoral guidelines of the Holy See concerning … Continue reading

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Funeral Held for Eight Christians Killed in Easter Procession in Nigeria 

Off-duty officer rams car into celebration of Resurrection. April 29, 2019 By the Nigeria Correspondent of Morning Star News: Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight young Christians, six of them … Continue reading

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