- Aug 3, 2020
On the one-year anniversary of the bloody Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the nation shared in a moment of silence to honor the nearly 300 people who died as government investigations continue and victims continue struggling to pick up the pieces of their broken lives.
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.