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  • Chinese Catholics fear new regulations will further suppress activities

    Chinese Catholics fear new regulations will further suppress activities

    • Sep 22, 2017

    New regulations in China stipulate that if a religious group holds an activity without permission, authorities could impose a minimum fine of more than $15,000. Revenue from gatherings and property could also be confiscated. In addition, government religious authorities could demand that church officials, or those in control of venues, be removed from their positions.

  • Perils facing Christians take no break for Holy Week

    Perils facing Christians take no break for Holy Week

    • Apr 14, 2017

    Holy Week is a time of prayer and celebration around the world, but several local Churches are facing particular hardships during the most sacred time of the liturgical year. Even in predominantly Catholic countries such as Venezuela and Spain, the Church is facing hostility from government authorities.

  • 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.”

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