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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Cardinal Dolan noted that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI praised religious freedom at the United Nations, saying that “If religious freedom erodes, gone is the guarantee of all our other liberties.”
Made 381 years ago, the MacSwiney Chalice was used in the days of the Penal Laws in Ireland when the Catholic faith was outlawed and priests were hunted men.
A new human rights report “gives a terrifying view of the cruelty of Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.”
Statement condemns China’s egregious treatment of ethnic group.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a decree July 10 converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque, hours after a court declared that the building’s conversion into a museum in 1934 was illegal.
The French Interior Ministry recorded 996 anti-Christian acts in 2019 -- an average of 2.7 per day.
Officials in the city of Linfen, Shanxi province, were told in April to inspect and remove religious symbols from the homes of those receiving “social welfare payments” and to replace them with communist leaders.
Speaking during CPAC 2020 in Maryland, U.S. Ambassador at Large for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback made his remarks participating in a panel event titled “Without Religious Freedom, What’s Left?”