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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.
“While condemning these despicable acts, we ask our faithful Christians and defenders of democracy not to react violently,” the bishops urged.
Last year, Archbishop Angaelos signed a statement against China’s “potential genocide” of the Uyghurs, a largely-Muslim population in northwest China.
“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.