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Catholic bishops demand right to worship for all

20/04/2017 11:21

The Catholic Bishops Conference of India on April 19 urged the federal government to ensure that every citizen enjoys the basic right to worship, Mattersindia has reported.

 

Pope Francis on Easter Monday

Pope Francis blesses pilgrims and visitors on Easter Monday, remembering especially those Christian communities that are persecuted for their faith

Pope Francis prays for persecuted Christian communities

17/04/2017 13:26

On Easter Monday Pope Francis greeted pilgrims and visitors gathered in St Peter’s Square, praying especially for Christians who are persecuted for their faith

File Photo of Indian Christians and social activists taking part in a peace rally and protest

File Photo of Indian Christians and social activists taking part in a peace rally and protest

Christians join Muslims to discuss hate crimes in India

08/09/2016 15:17

Religious minorities, especially Christians are "facing physical, symbolic and structural violence" from Hindu extremists says Father Z. Devasagaya Raj, secretary of the Indian Catholic bishops' conference's office for Dalit and indigenous people.

 

At Mass at Santa Marta, Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit strengthens us to bear witness to Christ even under persecution

At Mass at Santa Marta, Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit strengthens us to bear witness to Christ even under persecution

Pope: Holy Spirit strengthens witness even in persecution

02/05/2016 11:57

 The Holy Spirit strengthens us so that we may bear witness to the Lord even through persecution – even to the point of sacrificing our life.  But also through the small persecutions like gossip and criticism.  That’s what Pope Francis said Monday at the daily Mass at Santa Marta 

Retired Bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun at a prayer service on April 24, 2016.

Retired Bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun at a prayer service on April 24, 2016.

Hong Kong Cardinal urges China to end religious persecution

25/04/2016 16:11

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun led a prayer service in Hong Kong calling on Beijing to end the persecution of Christians and allow religious freedom.