Persecuted Christians

Vatican and China Renew Deal Over Appointment of Bishops

The Vatican also offered a lengthy defense of the agreement, saying that “processes for new episcopal appointments are underway, some at an early stage, others at an advanced stage.” Edward Pentin Blog, October 22, 2020 VATICAN CITY — The Holy See has announced it has renewed its... read more

Analysis: The Art of China’s Vatican Deal

What, then, could the Vatican hope to achieve by extending a deal which has yielded no results? Ed Condon/CNA WASHINGTON —Next month, the 2018 Vatican-China deal expires. Those close to the negotiations, both in Rome and in Beijing, now confidently predict a one-year extension to the... read more

What Catholics Need to Know About Islam

BY WILLIAM KILPATRICK, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 Nothing facilitates jihad like ignorance of Islam. And since there is so much ignorance, jihad has been spreading rapidly. But we don’t seem to notice. We hear scattered reports about the persecution of Christians in Nigeria, Egypt, Pakistan, and Iran.... read more

China Suspected of Hacking the Vatican Ahead of Negotiations

Researchers said that the network intrusions took place ahead of talks to renew a “provisional agreement” between the Holy See and China, which was sealed in 2018 and expires in September. Catholic News Agency, July 29,2020 VATICAN CITY — State-sponsored hackers have reportedly... read more

How Dr. Fauci’s fraudulent pandemic advice put millions of Americans through hell

'Tremendous infringements on our liberty occurred for one reason and one reason only:  Our white-coated scientific savior, Dr. Anthony Fauci, had solemnly informed us that they were absolutely necessary.' STEVEN MOSHER BLOG June 11, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – For weeks the diminutive... read more

America’s New State-Run Church

By Fay Voshell For what seems an eternity, one of the ongoing accusations leveled by secularists against Christians and the Church was that Christians kept their heads in the clouds.  Believers have been told they have been too heavenly minded to be any earthly good, that they needed to be... read more

Anthony Fauci Calls on Christians to ‘Forestall’ Receiving Communion to Prevent Virus Spread

BY THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D., 28 May 20202,219 Dr. Anthony Fauci has urged Christians to wear masks, practice social distancing, and forego singing and receiving communion during worship services to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In an interview with the Jesuit-run America magazine... read more

Spanish cardinal investigated for blessing Valencia from basilica on feast day

By Inés San MartínMay 11, 2020, ROME BUREAU CHIEF A Spanish cardinal has gotten into legal trouble for opening a church and bringing an image of the Virgin Mary to the door of the building to bless the city of Valencia. Some accused him of breaking the country’s COVID-19 coronavirus social... read more

Chinese oppression ‘worse than US reported

'Christians want international community to pay attention to China's religious and human rights situation UCA News reporter, China, May 5, 2020 Chinese Christians have welcomed a damning US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) report but said religious oppression in China... read more

CATHOLIC HOSPITALS UNDER ATTACK

By Wesley J. Smith, First Things, April 15, 2020 Catholic hospitals are under unremitting attack—from prestigious medical journals, media, and lawyers in courtrooms. The goal is to coerce these venerable institutions into replacing their faith-based methods of medical practice with secular... read more

It’s Time to Treat the Church’s Essential Services as Essential

COMMENTARY: What God provides humanity through the Church is as essential a service as ever. Fr. Roger Landry Blog, April 28, 2020 In different parts of the United States and other parts of the world, we are reaching what many are calling “Phase 2” in the response to the coronavirus... read more

Rome’s Shame in China

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The New War Against Africa’s Christians