- Jan 18, 2020
North Korea’s treatment of Christians could become a bigger issue if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s expected second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump produces significant progress, and if Pope Francis follows through on his expressed willingness to take up Kim’s invitation to visit North Korea.
Earlier this week the Hungarian government announced that they will be providing nearly $1.7 million in aid to a project aimed at supporting hospitals in Syria – an initiative in step with the country’s longstanding support for persecuted Christians, particularly in the Middle East.
Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Eribil has voiced gratitude to U.S. President Donald Trump for the support his administration has given to persecuted Christians in the Middle East, saying that for many in the Middle East, it’s the first time they feel like someone is listening.
A new partnership between USAID and the government of Hungary seeks to provide aid to Christians in the Middle East.
The heir to the British throne spoke of how he was deeply moved by the testimony of an Iraqi sister who fled Islamic State militants but has returned to the Ninevah Plain to help re-establish the Christian presence.
A group of advocates for religious freedom have formed a commission for the protection of minorities’ rights in Pakistan, amid growing fears of intolerance toward religious minorities in the majority-Muslim country.