'They were interrogated while blindfolded and handcuffed, with no lawyers present, while their families were denied information about their fate and whereabouts. These conditions are akin to enforced disappearances,' Amnesty International said March 30.
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The group had cited North Korea as the most 'extreme' persecutor of Christians for twenty years prior to this year’s ranking.
Report: Nigerian Bishop Who Criticized Government Over Christian Persecution Called in for Questioning
Bishop Matthew Kukah, who leads the Sokoto diocese in Nigeria’s northwestern corner, released a Christmas message in which he said the government seems to have left the fate of Nigerians in the hands of “evil men.”
This month’s consecration of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia in Bahrain offered “a ray of hope for the coexistence of Christians and Muslims in the Arab world,” says Thomas Heine-Geldern, executive president of ACN.
During a visit to Rome, the primate of Hungary discussed the recent Eucharistic Congress held in Budapest, the current threats to the West and the upcoming Synod on Synodality.
“I’ve heard it myself from the people of Iraq and Syria: when the Islamists come to cut your head off, they don’t ask if you’re a Catholic or a Protestant or Orthodox. They ask you if you believe in Jesus,” said Father Kiely. “That’s that point. That unites us. That’s what Pope Francis called ‘the ecumenism of blood.’”
A Christian legal group has pushed for an immediate international response.
As a practicing Catholic, Liminski in 2010 defended the Church’s views on pre-marital sex and homosexuality.