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China rejects U.S. criticism on religious freedom

Aug 16, 2017 - 9:46 PM

The report says in 2016 China physically abused detained arrested tortured sentenced to prison or harassed adherents of both registered and unregistered religious groups

HUA CHUNYING. Photo of Hua Chunying dated November 29, 2011, from Wikipedia.

Pope condemns indifference to jihadist atrocities against Christians

Apr 05, 2015 - 9:46 AM

The leader of the world s 1 2 billion Catholics brought up the extremist persecution of Christians as the holiest ceremonies of the Church calendar reaches a climax Easter Sunday

VIA CRUCIS. Pope Francis presides over the Way of the Cross torchlight procession on Good Friday in Rome, Italy, 03 April 2015. Angelo Carconi/EPA

Pope to kiss persecuted Christians' feet – Tagle

Aug 09, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Pope Francis first visit to Asia as pontiff set on August 13 comes as Christian communities suffer persecution in the Middle East