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Asia Bibi calls on Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to protect minorities

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“I appeal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan—especially for the victims of the blasphemy laws and the girls who have been forcibly converted—to safeguard and protect the minorities, who are also Pakistani citizens.”

First Communion in the Diocese of Kaya

Burkina Faso: First Communion against backdrop of terrorism, COVID-19

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“I have received the Body and Blood of Christ. This has strengthened my faith.”

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Beirut, we will not abandon you

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“We want to show them that, through our assistance, there is future for Christians in a country which for so long has been a beacon of Christianity for the Middle East and beyond.”

Pope Francis calls for prayer and fasting for Lebanon

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“In a special way, my thoughts turn to the people of Beirut, who have suffered so greatly from the explosion. Brothers and sisters, take courage once more! Let faith and prayer be your strength.”

Amjad (l) and family

A Pakistani Catholic, released after five years in prison for murder he didn’t commit, tells his story

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“At the police station, officers abused, slapped and tortured us with batons, charging us with burning Muslims. They snatched rosaries from three of us and threw them on the floor.”

Patience Ishaya John after bomb attack by Boko Haram (2012)

‘We need a “climate change” in matters of religious freedom.’

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“Millions of people all over the world are suffering religious persecution and the trend is alarming.”

Archbishop Kondrusiewicz

Barred from re-entry into Belarus, archbishop calls for prayer

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“In this country, which is seen as peaceful and moderate in the eyes of the world, one brother has raised his hand against another brother [and] blood was shed.”

Khalis Ayshoa

The Christians of Iraq ‘may again face martyrdom’

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“Then there is the ongoing presence of Iran-backed militias that pose a danger to the future of the minorities, and Christian militias cannot turn the tide.”

Pakistan: 14-year-old Catholic girl flees her kidnapper’s house

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“They threatened to murder my whole family. My life was at stake in the hands of the accused and Nakash repeatedly raped me forcefully.”

Archbishop Darwish

ACN is striving to bring hope to Lebanon

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“Today all our people are struggling to obtain their daily bread. We will continue to do everything in our power to stand by them during these difficult times.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.