- Apr 7, 2020
The Good Friday prayer event is set to start at sunrise Jerusalem on Holy Friday and to end at sunrise Jerusalem on Saturday, is organized by Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC).
This Sunday the façade of the Basilica of Saint Petronius in Bologna will be lit read by Catholic charity organization Aid to the Church in Need in a bid to raise awareness of modern-day anti-Christian persecution.
A priest who serves as director of the Justice, Development and Peace Commission in his diocese in northern Nigeria cited an ongoing series of religious freedom violations in his region of the country, which is majority Muslim.
Archbishop Peter Machado of Bangalore has condemned the removal of a 12-foot statue of Christ from a Christian burial place in a rural district of the city by local police on Tuesday.
One might have expected the pontiff to use his trip to Bari on Sunday to issue a passionate cri de coeur in defense of a local church representing the historic roots of the faith, and which is presently fighting for its life.
One man with up close and personal experience of the risks threatening Christianity in the Middle East has said those in Iraq and Syria, at least in part, blame fundamentalist terrorism and heightened tensions between the United States and Iran for the region’s dwindling number of Christians.