Results from Tag: 'religious persecution'
Faith Leaders Warn Lawmakers of Worsening Religious Persecution for Catholics and Other Christians in China, Criticize Vatican Agreement
At a hearing this week on Capitol Hill, one pastor said: ‘There is a real price to pay for being a true Christian in China.’
Some of the offenders include Nigeria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, and North Korea.
The ongoing war between Azerbaijan and Armenia threatens the existence of Christian communities in the near east, former ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom Sam Brownback and other Christian leaders said this week.
The 2023 Benedict Leadership Award was presented to the director of the Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute last month at Belmont Abbey College.
Returning after recovering frm a gunshot wound, Father Carlassare told the faithful, “You are my strength; you have been my strength and am back here because of you.”
Since the country’s 1979 revolution, Islamic leaders in Iran have described adherents to minority religions such as Christianity and Judaism as ‘pollution.’
The accusations that the Missionaries of Charity force conversions of Hindus to Christianity are not new and are not founded.
Overall, an estimated 340 million Christians worldwide face persecution, according to Open Doors’ 2021 report, an increase of 30 million from the previous year.
On Dec. 21 the Hindu nationalist government of the Indian state of Karnataka introduced harsh legislation intended to prevent conversions from Hinduism to other faiths.