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  • Nigerian Archbishop calls for government to protect Christians

    Nigerian Archbishop calls for government to protect Christians

    • Mar 28, 2017

    Church leaders in Nigeria are calling on the government to do more to stop the ongoing conflict in the north of the country. One local bishop said there is “a deliberate policy of injustice designed to shut our people out from the scheme of things and deny us our rights.”

  • In visit to Kurdistan, U.S. bishop hears priorities of Iraqi Christians

    In visit to Kurdistan, U.S. bishop hears priorities of Iraqi Christians

    • Jan 17, 2017

    Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, said he will advocate differently for Iraqi religious minorities with options other than the setting up of a safe corridor to leave the country. “We have to live in a secure but integrated community where Chaldean Catholics, Syriac Catholics, Sunni Muslims, etc., have relationships with each other,” he said.

  • Christmas in N. Korea: Lights and trees, but void of Jesus

    Christmas in N. Korea: Lights and trees, but void of Jesus

    • Dec 24, 2016

    The current regime in North Korea allows for Christmas displays but only if void of any religious significance, because it views foreign faiths as a very real threat. The country used to have a flourishing Catholic community once, but it has all but disappeared and today there are almost no practicing Christians left.

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