She can walk the hallways of the convent in Colombia where she trained to be a religious, and she can feel that the love she receives from people is fundamental to the gradual recovery of her inner peace.
The police said investigations for vandalism are in progress.
“The world must stand against the human rights abuses of the Chinese government toward their own people.”
Radicals Use Extreme Violence to Make Village “Christian-Free”
The Korea Future report, and accompanying database, documents 167 serious human rights violations perpetrated against 91 Christians between 1997 and 2019.
Since its first annual report in 2000, USCIRF has recommended that the U.S. State Department designate China as a “Country of Particular Concern,” or CPC, for systematic, ongoing, and egregious religious violations in that country.
Church Leaders View Arrests as an Attack on Nepal’s Minorities
“Sri Lanka is a diverse country where complex ethno-religious divisions contribute to tension among the various communities.”
“[S]houting slogans praising the Hindu god Ram, angry crowds beat the faithful gathered in prayer, destroyed furniture, photographs and musical instruments, devastating several halls of worship…”
The parish had no resident priests from 1952, when the last foreign missionary was expelled by communists, until 2013, when a priest was sent to resume religious activities among local Catholics.
Junta Faces Renewed Opposition to Its Oppressive Rule
Until recent years, Catholics had to practice our faith secretly since local authorities treated this area as being free of religion. They banned us from gathering for prayers, threatened to fine us, and created serious difficulties for visiting priests.
We must always stress that every human being is a brother or sister in Christ, created in the image and likeness of a loving God.
Myanmar’s military junta has put in place restrictive measures against international and local NGOs through financial instruments and channels.
This is the fourth vaccine China has approved for emergency use.
The question of the use of the name “Allah” has for a very long time caused divisions in Malaysia, with Christians complaining about attempts to reserve it for Muslim communities, highlighting the fact that this in fact tends to an Islamization of pluralist society.
At the conclusion of the Mass, Cardinal Yeom thanked God for making this ordination possible.
“Democracy was the streak of hope for solving the problems of this once rich country. This time millions voted for democracy. Our people believe in peaceful transfer of power.”
“We have to assume that the military is staging a coup.”