Last year, Archbishop Angaelos signed a statement against China’s “potential genocide” of the Uyghurs, a largely-Muslim population in northwest China.
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“Let us join hands and stand together so we can be a voice for our Christian brothers and sisters who are suffering, and help them out of their situations,” Bibi said, adding, “Like the Lord did for me.”
COMMENTARY: The Myanmar cardinal has shown he isn’t afraid of repercussions when speaking out against the repressive Chinese regime.
Bishops in Nigeria have repeatedly called on the government to do more to improve security in the country.
As Pope Francis embarks upon his apostolic trip to Iraq this week, Father Kiely asks, ‘Do we believe we are the Body of Christ that is being persecuted today?’
Unless the U.S. and other nations keep pressure on the Nigerian government to take real steps to end religious persecution, millions will remain at the mercy of militant groups.
The 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.
“It is amazing that, after so long,” says Father Raphael Nguyen, “God chose me to be a priest to serve him and others, especially the suffering.”
In a Dec. 16 op-ed, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Toufic Baaklini, president of In Defense of Christians, encouraged U.S. officials and residents to reflect on the story of Christmas and to stand in solidarity with persecuted Christians.