Anti-Christian persecution Archives - Crux



  • Dolan presses White House on relief for persecuted Christians

    Dolan presses White House on relief for persecuted Christians

    Despite expectations that the meeting between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump on Wednesday would be contentious, it proved surprisingly upbeat. Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York predicts the two leaders may collaborate, among other things on anti-Christian persecution, and says he’s already suggested one way the White House could do that in terms of funding relief efforts.

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  • Memo to Pope and Trump: Here’s a breakthrough for you

    Memo to Pope and Trump: Here’s a breakthrough for you

    Although agreement between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump on May 24 may be elusive on many fronts, one concrete step that could result from the meeting, and that both men presumably would approve, is for some share of U.S. overseas aid earmarked for ISIS victims to be administered by churches to ensure that it actually reaches suffering Christians.

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  • US deports Indonesian Christian who fled persecution

    US deports Indonesian Christian who fled persecution

    A Christian man who’s been living in New Jersey for 16 years fleeing religious persecution was deported on Thursday, officials said, illustrating one of the inadvertent consequences of President Donald Trump’s executive order cracking down on admission of refugees. The man has no criminal record, and enjoyed the strong support of his local church.

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