In a Register interview, the head of the U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, discusses the challenges and opportunities for religious liberty with the new Trump administration.
Recently appointed as a special envoy to U.S. clerics, Lebanon native Father Andre Mahanna believes the new presidency can advance peace by helping Christian communities.
EDITORIAL: Pray for the suffering of the Church across the world.
Christian refugees celebrate the Nativity in the U.S.
Father Nabil Haddad, a Melkite Greek Catholic priest, spoke with the Register and other religious writers after the inauguration of the new Pope Francis Center in Amman.
An eyewitness account of the devastation left behind by ISIS.
Christians are still looking for the federal government to take meaningful action to restore them to their homes and livelihoods.
Inspired by participation in France’s La Manif Pour Tous campaign, a group of young French Catholic friends have mobilized a network of 600 volunteers working in several countries.
Bishop Angaelos, Coptic Orthodox bishop and advocate for religious freedom, said Christians everywhere offer the world a response that reflects the Christlike witness of their brothers and sisters in Egypt.
Open Doors UK states: ‘Christians are being killed for their faith in more countries than before.’
Father Tom Uzhunnalil was taken in Yemen on March 4, 2016.
Catholic Relief Services is working with the local Church to prepare for a new wave of displaced Iraqis fleeing the battle for Mosul.
The young woman, who evangelized among her fellow inmates after converting to Christianity in a North Korean prison camp, is one of the lucky few of the faithful to escape the religiously repressive regime.
As the world faces rampant religious persecution, interview reflects on young Mexican martyr’s exemplary model of sanctity and courage.
Carl Anderson says ‘the system of religious apartheid in the region must end’ and the next administration needs to stand up for the rights of the persecuted in the Middle East.
‘We are so happy and proud to be Christians,’ says Father Rayan Atto, who is in charge of coordinating the large group traveling to Krakow.
COMMENTARY: From the 13th century until today, the Mercedarians have prayed, labored and spent their lives to gain liberty for Christians imprisoned or enslaved because of their faith.
As chairman of the board of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, the archbishop of New York visited the refugees in Kurdistan, to listen to them and let them know they were not forgotten.
Rumors of the priest’s crucifixion on Good Friday were ‘totally baseless’ according to the Indian government.
Echoing the spirit of Knights who aided Mexican Catholics 90 years ago, the organization is mobilizing to assist the faithful in today’s war-torn Middle East.
‘Christians in the Middle East are facing a dire situation … while the response from the international community has been woefully inadequate,’ said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.
The Weidenfeld Safe Havens Fund aims to rescue a projected 2,000 Christians from Syria and Iraq over the next two years.
‘As we walk along the street,’ he said, ‘we feel in communion with the many brothers and sisters who are not free to express their faith in the Lord Jesus.’
The celebration at Our Lady of Peace was held Feb. 15.
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More than 200,000 people signed a petition urging European leaders to send ‘real help’ to persecuted religious minorities.
The Church is worried about propaganda in troubled Kashmir.
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