Monday, November 11, 2019

Bishops' Release Statement of Persecuted Christians about Day of Prayer and Solidarity on November 20


CCCB Releases Statement on Persecuted Christians
Today, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), through the Commission for Justice and Peace, and in consultation with Aid to the Church in Need Canada, is releasing a statement entitled In His Name: Statement on the Persecution of Christians in advance of Red Wednesday (20 November 2019), which is a day of solidarity and prayer dedicated to raising awareness about the persecution of Christians throughout the world. The information presented in the statement outlines various types of persecution experienced and the reality of individuals and communities who suffer because of their faith in Christ, most notably in countries where Christians are in the minority. Understanding that all Catholic faithful have a role to help alleviate the suffering of others, this statement offers possible suggestions of spiritual and material support for the millions of men, women and children for whom persecution is a daily reality.
Additional information : Persecuted and Forgotten: A report on Christians opressed for their faith 2017-19 (Aid to the Church in Need Canada)
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