Blog Posts - Persecution



Update on Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, the Priest Kidnapped by ISIS During Yemen Attack in March

From L-R: Sr. Anselm, Sr. Reginette, Sr. Judith, Sr. Marguerite. A petition on change.org to Zeid bin Ra'ad, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the President of India asks them to facilitate the release of Fr. Uzhunnalil, the Indi...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 15, 2016

Saint Lucy’s Profession of Faith Before the Court

Saint Lucy prayed before the tomb of Saint Agatha that her ailing mother be cured. When her mother’s health was restored, St. Lucy immediately asked to remain a virgin and distributed her dowry among the poor. Upon hearing of this, the man to whom...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 13, 2016

George Weigel on Our Need for the Real Thomas More

Catholics for whom the faith is non-negotiable may feel with Mr. Trump's election that their precariously beleaguered religious liberty was given a much need reprieve. Prior to the vote, it seemed as if, for those who professed traditional Christian...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 2, 2016

From St. Stephen to the Present, All Martyrs for Christ Have This in Common

The Crucifixion of Saint Peter, Caravaggio, 1600-01. [Christ said unto them] If they persecuted me, they will persecute you. — John 15:20The word martyr derives from the Greek word meaning "witness." A martyr is one who willingly suffers death...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 17, 2016

Fr. George Rutler: "The Fever That Makes Priests Targets For Irrational Frustration Never Abates"

Father George Rutler, pastor of St. Michael's church in New York City, has written a commentary on the martyrdom of French priest, Father Jacques Hamel, at the hands of ISIS terrorists. In "Tolerating Terror", Fr. Rutler examines the "paradox in...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 16, 2016

[Update] Satanist Behind 'Black Mass' on Desecration of Virgin Mary Statue: "Part of Our Religion is to Have Our God Attack Other Gods"

Warning: The following is truly stomach turning. In April, we told you that a Satanic group is set to verse a "black mass" at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall this August. Now, the satanist behind it claims the event is meant to be educ...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 16, 2016

-Islamic State: If Muslims Ran America There Would Still Be Slavery?

In the latest publication from an ISIS magazine a number of highly controversial statements were made that will horrify most Americans.  Many on the left will still contend that this has nothing to do with Islam. Nevertheless, every observation...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Aug 2, 2016

Stop Trashing God’s Name

Stop trashing God’s Name! Why is that so prevalent in freedom? Stop trashing God’s Name! Why is His Name being trashed among us? Stop trashing God’s Name! Why is His Name being trashed before the world? Stop trashing God’s Nam...
by AllLivesAreSacred.com on Jul 20, 2016

-Nigerian Christians Feel Abandoned by Western Churches?

                  (Africa w/Nigeria: Wikipedia) Nigerian Christians, who have been continually under attack during the last several years by the Boko Haram and other...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Jul 19, 2016

-Russia: New Law Calls Talking About Jesus to Non-Believers ‘Terrorism’ and Illegal

    (Vladimir Putin: Wikipedia) A new law in Russia calls Christians who share their faith with non-believers ‘terrorists’ and subjects them to arrest and punishment. Not only that, Putin borrowed a page from the old Communist USSR...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Jul 15, 2016

-Should American Christians Now Expect Some Persecution?

“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.” -John 15:18 (ESV) When was the last time a conservative Christian was fairly represented in the media? Where are the positive examples of believing Christians that use to po...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Jun 29, 2016

Last Priest Survivor of Nazi Prison Camp Dies Aged 102

 Fr Scheipers, imprisoned in Dachau, was viewed by the Nazis as a 'fanatical proponent of the Catholic Church'Fr Hermann Scheipers, the last surviving priest who was imprisoned in the notorious Dachau prison camp, has died in his home town of...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jun 16, 2016

-Transgender Issue: Now a Christian School is Being Called Out by Atheists

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by ANSWERS For The Faith on May 26, 2016

-Department of Education ‘Shame List’: The Beginning of Government Persecution of Christian Colleges?

The Obama administration’s Department of Education recently published a ‘shame list’ of Christian colleges seeking a religious exemption to federal Title IX ‘anti-discrimination’ laws.  Here’s the story from the Blaze: According to t...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on May 2, 2016

-Pakistan: Christian Girls Raped and Forced to Convert and Marry Muslim Captors

                                  (Map: Wikipedia) Last week I wrote an article expos...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Apr 26, 2016

-Doctor Fired for What He Said in Church?

A doctor in Georgia has been fired for nothing he did or said on the job but because of what he said in some sermons that he preached as a lay minister in church. Here’s the story from PJ Media: Dr. Walsh accepted the position of director for the n...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Apr 22, 2016

-A $1,000 Tax on The 2nd Amendment and Possible Applications to Religious Freedom?

There is a new trend in America started by those who oppose the second amendment and gun ownership. The idea is to tax the 2nd amendment out of practical existence. One American jurisdiction recently passed a $1,000 tax on the purchase of a gun and s...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Apr 20, 2016

-State Dept. Ignores Pakistan’s Poor Record of Christian Persecution?

Pakistan is consistently ranked among the worst countries in the world for Christian persecution. Yet the US State Department seems to continue to ignore that fact when they list the nations that they are particularly concerned about when it comes to...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Apr 20, 2016

UK Telegraph: EXPLOSIVE! Buhari Funding Persecution Of Political Enemies With Boko Haram Donor Funds

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Apr 13, 2016

-Will the Chinese Host the Largest Revival?

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by CHARISMATICA on Mar 28, 2016


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