Central Asia: Endless Harassment

The family huddled at the train station as they tried to sleep on the hard floor. It was their second night sleeping there, because they had nowhere else to go. They were restless among...

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Christian persecution is caused by the devil, says Pope Francis

On Saturday, Pope Francis voiced out his reflection on a Bible passage read during a service dedicated to Christian martyrs at the St. Bartholomew … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://christiandaily.com/article/christian-persecution-is-caused-by-the-devil-says-pope-francis/60330.htm&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWFiYjJmM2M4OTBmN2JhYzk6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNEW8ExhCrFmQxy0ufk98B5m-9wQmw target="_blank" title="Christian persecution is...

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Church needs martyrs who ‘stand up to hatred’ even though it endangers their lives, Pope says

The Christian church today needs believers who witness each day to the … At Rome’s Basilica of St. Bartholomew, a shrine to modern martyrs, Pope … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/7020/0/church-needs-martyrs-who-stand-up-to-hatred-even-though-it-endangers-their-lives-pope-says&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWNlODdiMTE1OWZhOTk3Yzc6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNGa6Uq26uvijL7e4oTZy6qQxBUmQg target="_blank" title="Church needs...

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The girl who lies among forgotten martyrs

But on April 23, 1971, at the age of five, Kakoli was brutally killed by Pakistani military. Chest speared by a bayonet, her blood splattered on the floor. more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.thedailystar.net/footages-1971-liberation-war/killing-grounds/the-girl-who-lies-among-forgotten-dupchanchia-massacre-martyrs-1395226&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGTA4NmFiNjk2NTBiYjEwNDg6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNECs85xOcTf6FQMZaBTHBUg7FHimA target="_blank"...

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Pope Francis pays tribute to courage of 20th- and 21st-century Christian martyrs

Pope Francis on Saturday comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.heraldsun.com/living/article146190649.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWFiYjJmM2M4OTBmN2JhYzk6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNFjufgAX0IhF1sbwPYHWx1FZPpD7A target="_blank" title="Pope...

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Pope pays tribute to modern martyrs, calls for witnesses of God’s love

ROME (CNS) — The Christian church today needs believers who witness each day to the power of God’s love, but it also needs the heroic witness of … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.catholicnews.com/services/englishnews/2017/pope-pays-tribute-to-modern-martyrs-calls-for-witnesses-of-gods-love.cfm&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWNlODdiMTE1OWZhOTk3Yzc6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNHD0ICKTBZ8WqrU9WBJu537Oj_Whg target="_blank"...

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