- May 27, 2020
An Easter vigil Mass was interrupted by people throwing stones in the Indian state of Goa. One woman was injured and two vehicles in the parking lot were damaged in the incident.
Two Catholic parishes in India were targets of “premeditated and planned” vandalism attacks on the night of Easter Sunday.
Four members of a Catholic family were killed in a militant attack in southern Pakistan a day after the minority community celebrated Easter.
Sister Meena Lalita Barwa, a Catholic nun who was sexually assaulted nearly 10 years ago during some of the worst anti-Christian violence in India’s history, said Good Friday reminds her Jesus gives value to all the suffering of humanity.
Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, discussed the honesty needed in having a real and meaningful dialogue between Muslims and Christians in Iraq.
For the 16th year in a row, North Korea tops the list of 50 countries ranked for the worst persecution of Christians in the world, according to the Christian watchdog organization Open Doors USA.