The Church In Korea (1950)

War is raging in Korea and millions there are in agony. How can we be indifferent to the fate of our Korean brothers and sisters’? They are all creature::; of God like ourselves. And among them are Catholics, redeemed as we have been redeemed, by Christ’s Precious Blood, members of the great Christian family, our [...]

Christians in Syria fear persecution, say Catholic officials

JERUSALEM – Christians in Syria live in fear of a repeat of persecution like what was seen in Iraq, said officials of the Pontifical Mission for Palestine.“The same pattern like in Iraq is re-emerging, as Islamic militants are now kidnapping and killing Christians in Syria,” said Mr Issam Bishara, vice president of the Pontifical Mission [...]

Archbishop Mamberti Proposes World Day Against Persecution of Christians

VATICAN CITY, 7 DEC 2011 (VIS) – Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Holy See’s secretary for Relations with States, addressed the Eighteenth Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) held this 6-7 December in Vilnius, Lithuania. In his address, the archbishop discussed, among other themes, the topic of migration, which for [...]

Persecution of Christians in Pakistan

Rome (Agenzia Fides) – Father Mario Angelo Rodrigues, National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Pakistan, normally lives in Karachi (Pakistan) but was recently in Rome for the PMS General Assembly. During his stay, Fides was able to ask him a few questions on the situation of Catholic faithful in his country and [...]

Many Convert Jews Driven To England By Persecution

GUILD OF ISRAEL DOING ITS BEST TO HELP THEM Many of the Jews who have found refuge7 in England from contemporary foreign persecution are converts to the Catholic Church. Examples of the distress of these convert Jews were given on Monday at the annual meeting of the Catholic Guild of Israel.Fr. John Wolfs, N.D.S., read [...]