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Pope’s co-signed document on God willing ‘diversity of religions’ celebrated on 1st anniversary

There's a strong push to spread the flawed message throughout the world in the name of 'tolerance' and fraternity' and as a charter for 'mutual respect.' By Jeanne Smits, LifeSiteNews, February 6, 2020 The first anniversary of Pope Francis signing the Abu Dhabi Document on Human Fraternity... read more

ISIS terrorists mark Christmas by beheading 10 Christians on video

By Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, December 27, 2019 Ten Christians were beheaded and one other was shot dead by an ISIS-linked group in Nigeria in an act designed to coincide with Christmas. A video recorded before the execution in the war-torn state of Borno shows a group of 12 men and... read more
Author with Fulani men in Nigeria.

The New War Against Africa’s Christians

Fulani raiders ‘are Islamic extremists of a new stripe, more or less linked with Boko Haram,’ but present throughout Nigeria. By Bernard-Henri Lévy, WSJ, Dec. 20, 2019 5:16 pm ET A slow-motion war is under way in Africa’s most populous country. It’s a massacre of Christians, massive... read more

There were over 800 extremist attacks in West Africa in 2019

By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, December 19, 2019 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso- Extremist attacks have risen dramatically in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, from 180 incidents in 2017 to more than 800 violent attacks in 2019, according to the Center for Strategic and International... read more

Pope Francis petitions UN for new annual secular celebration of ‘human fraternity’

By Diane Montagna, LifeSite News, December 9, 2019 In the latest sign of the importance Pope Francis attributes to his contentious Abu Dhabi interreligious initiative, he has now united with the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Mosque in Egypt, Ahmed el-Tayeb, in petitioning the United Nations to declare... read more

EXCLUSIVE: Bishop Schneider says Vatican is betraying ‘Jesus Christ as the only Savior of mankind’

[Bishop Athanasius Schneider was the featured speaker at our 2017 Catholic Citizens of Illinois Annual Banquet.--Ed.] By Diane Montagna, LifeSiteNews, August 26, 2019 The Vatican’s decision to implement a document affirming that the “diversity of religions” is “willed by God,”... read more
Churchgoers pray during a morning service at the Saint Charles Catholic Church, the site of a 2014 bomb attack blamed on Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, in Kano, northern Nigeria (Credit: AP Photo/Ben Curtis.)

Anti-Christian carnage in Nigeria could be global security nightmare

By John L. Allen Jr., Crux, August 4, 2019 ROME - Back in the late 1970s, James Wuye was a young Nigerian and fervent Christian believer, who converted to Catholicism and later joined the Assemblies of God Pentecostal church amid his country’s first wave of sectarian violence. He watched as... read more

Cdl. Burke: It’s ‘responsible’ for Christian nations to resist ‘large-scale Muslim immigration’

By: Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSiteNews, May 17, 2019 Resisting “large-scale Muslim immigration” is “a responsible exercise of one’s patriotism," Cardinal Raymond Burke said today. Burke responded by saying that the Church’s teaching on immigration, which he had discussed in his... read more
Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil( Jonah McKeown/CNA.)

Archbishop of Erbil: Is the US abandoning Christians at risk in Iraq?

CNA, May 17, 2019 Archbishop Bashar Warda, one of the leading voices on behalf of persecuted and displaced Christians in Iraq, released today an urgent statement regarding the retreat of U.S. personnel from key areas in the country. “The 2011 pullout by the last administration created the... read more
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Chicago Catholic Church Hosts Talk by Louis Farrakhan — UPDATED

By: Deacon Greg Kandra, Patheos, May 10, 2019 One week after Facebook banned Minister Louis Farrakhan and others for promoting “violence and hate,” the Nation of Islam leader insists that he is not a hateful person. Farrakhan told those at Saint Sabina Catholic Church in Chicago on... read more

Persecution of Christians ‘coming close to genocide’ in Middle East – report

Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killed By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, May 3, 2019 The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip ErdoğanThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was mentioned in the report for denigrating Christians. Photograph:... read more