Attacks against India's Christians Doubled in 2017

Compared to 2016, attacks against Christians in India by Hindu extremists more than doubled in 2017 amid efforts to label the religious minority a danger to the state. The persecution ranges from t ...

Mar 02, 2018

Amidst the Pyeongchang Games, Remembering Korea's Martyrs

As the 2018 Winter Olympic Games continue in Pyeongchang, the world is watching Korea for more than just sports.The sister of North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, was present at the games' ope ...

Feb 19, 2018

Catholic Skater Yuna Kim Lights the Olympic Torch

Catholic Olympic gold-medalist Yuna Kim lit the torch at the Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Feb. 9.The Korean skating sensation has long expressed ...

Feb 19, 2018

Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2018

The following is the Message of the Holy Father for Lent 2018 on the theme: “Because of the increase of iniquity, the love of many will grow cold” (Mt 24: 12).Message of the H ...

Feb 19, 2018

Two Priests Murdered In Mexico

The Archdiocese of Acapulco, Mexico, reported that two priests were murdered early Monday morning, Feb 5.Fr. Iván Añorve Jaimes, pastor of Holy Family Parish in the town of Las ...

Feb 09, 2018

The Return Home: Syriac Christians Celebrate

For the first time in nearly six years, Christians from the eastern city of Deir Ezzor in Syria were able to celebrate a liturgy at the local church of St. Mary's.“It's an indescribable ...

Feb 09, 2018

Refusal of Land for Building Churches

Anthony Cardinal Okogie, the Emeritus Catholic Archbishop of Lagos has expressed concern that the country's political leaders give precedence to their political fortunes over the security and welfa ...

Jan 26, 2018



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