The Suffering Church
“Christ embraces all of humanity and wishes no one to be lost.” Pope Francis
The following articles are the most recent and up-to-date accounts of the suffering Church around the world. Please share this content with your family and friends to raise awareness of the plight of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Thank you.
“On May 19, 2005, attending to my son's vault in a mausoleum I felt a need to look up, and I saw a sculpture depicting the Pietà. I said to the Virgin: ‘Madrecita (dear Mother), forgive me for crying for my son, when I should stay calm because I had the blessing of being a mother.’"
SURABAYA is the capital city of East Java Province, Indonesia. Like many cities in Indonesia, 80 percent of Surabaya’s population is Muslim. Most Indonesian Muslims here are members of the moderate Nahdatul Ulama, the largest Islamic organization in Indonesia. The events of Sunday (May 13, 2018, however, were evidence of the growing threat from Islamist …