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.”
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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.
Last year, Archbishop Angaelos signed a statement against China’s “potential genocide” of the Uyghurs, a largely-Muslim population in northwest China.
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.