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Philadelphia Archbishop: Hillary Clinton is a ‘Scheming, Robotic Liar’

Breitbart News: Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has echoed a burning indictment of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, calling her a “scheming, robotic liar with a lifelong appetite for power and an entourage riddled with anti-Catholic bigots.” Reacting to recent Wikileaks revelations that show Hillary’s campaign team mocking conservative Catholics and boasting of subverting Church teaching, […]

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ISIS Horror: Thousands In Mass Graves

HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. On the other side of the mountain, another survivor peered through binoculars as the handcuffed men of neighboring villages were shot and […]

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‘Christians are not safe’: European Parliament calls attention to terrifying Christian persecution

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – During the meeting on Wednesday, Schulz said Christian persecution is “undervalued” and “hasn’t been properly addressed.” EP Vice President Antonio Tajani referred to Europe’s protection of persecuted Christians throughout the world when he said the country sometimes “falls into the temptation of thinking [it] can ignore this task.” Speakers […]

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Christians in the Middle East: ‘it’s nothing short of genocide’

A Statement by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops “Lord Jesus Christ.” These three whispered words rose above the sound of the surf to overcome death, as 21 Coptic Christians – brothers as dear to us as our own family – knelt in the sand before the executioner’s sword. The […]

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Every Five Minutes a Christian is Martyred for Their Faith

Breitbart News: Every five minutes a Christian is martyred for their faith, an organisation for persecuted Christians has claimed. According to Christian Freedom International, more than 200 million followers around the world currently face persecution, making Christians the most persecuted faith group on the planet. Christians currently face persecution in 105 of the world’s 196 countries […]

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The Fatima Secret: The Persecution of the Church

Recently we have all been stunned by the increasing persecutions of the Church throughout the world: thousands of Christians either killed or made homeless, the legalistic attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs including marriage, and the appalling revelations about Planned Parenthood. One of the subjects I spent a great deal of time studying over the years has […]

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The Church is strengthened from above

. . .Even when surrounded by tribulation the Church still enjoys some consolation from God. “Christ also loved the Church, and delivered himself up for her, that he might sanctify her…in order that he might present to himself the Church in all her glory, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that […]

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Pope leads Rome’s Corpus Christi procession on behalf of persecuted Christians

Rome, Italy, Jun 4, 2015 / 02:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Persecuted Christians were remembered during Thursday’s Corpus Christi procession in Rome, where Pope Francis told the thousands taking part to walk and pray in unity with those who cannot express their faith so openly. “Let us feel united with them: sing with them, give praise […]

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Out of Syria, a Desperate Cry for Help

“What is the West waiting for before it intervenes?” That is the desperate cry for help from a Syrian bishop whose people have been worn down by the insecurity they face every day from ongoing strife. Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart, the Greek Melkite Archbishop of Aleppo, said in an emailed message to supporters Thursday that church […]

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Iraqi Christians have lost everything – except their faith, nun tells Congress

Washington D.C., May 13, 2015 / 03:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Having lost their homes, their heritage and their sense of dignity, Iraqi Christians victimized by the Islamic State feel abandoned by earthly powers, but their faith in God has only grown, an Iraqi nun told members of Congress May 13. The faith of homeless Iraqi […]

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