The Voice of the suffering and persecuted
A young expectant mother, Genan Abdalaha, expressed her joy and hope that she might give birth to her new child in her own home. She said: “We can’t wait for the moment when we can return home; and God willing, it will be soon!”
Modi’s ministers have repeatedly emphasized their support for measures intended to “protect” the Hindu religion, the bishop said. In the eyes of Hindu nationalists, religious minorities are seen as a threat, especially Muslims and Christians.
“If the President cannot keep our country safe, then he automatically loses to the trust of the citizens. He should no longer continue to preside over the killing fields and mass graveyard that our country has become.”
“When we see these atrocities happening one after another, we very much depend on the spiritual communion that we have with friends and benefactors of Aid to the Church in Need. When we are tempted to lose hope, we are reminded that, through your compassion and prayers, you are with us, by our side.”
“Thanks be to God, my imprisonment did not last long; they exchanged me for a jihadist fighter who had been captured by the government.”
“Dalits are considered outcasts or untouchables—even coming under their shadow is considered to make someone impure.The Church strives to eradicate caste-ism. It promotes and upholds the equal dignity and rights of every citizen.”
“Just as in other countries where Christians are only a small minority among Muslims, such as is the case in Pakistan, Christians in Marawi have always tried to establish a good relationship with their Muslim neighbors.