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Archbishop of Washington: Nearly One Christian Killed Every Hour for Practicing Faith

By EDWIN MORA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly one Christian is killed every hour around the world for practicing their faith, said the Archbishop of the U.S. capital.

Cardinal Donald Wuerl made those comments on Thursday while delivering the keynote address during the one-day symposium at the National Press Club focused on Christian prosecution.

The event featured the release of a report by the University of Notre Dame’s Under Caesar’s Sword project titled, “In Response to Persecution.”

Christian persecution is a worldwide phenomenon, noted the Washington archbishop. Read more…

Historical Ecumenical dinner and joined declaration to support the protection of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East

Historical Ecumenical dinner and joined declaration to support the protection of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East at Saint Rafka Maronite Church hosted by Bishop Elias Zaidan, Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon, Presided by archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver Roman Catholic Church, along with Guest of Honor Metropolitan Isaiah of the Greek…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Cash Raffle

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dear Friends, As part of our continuous effort to support our Church, The ladies’ Society of Saint Rafka is organizing a Cash Raffle 1st Prize $10,000 cash 2nd Prize $2,500 cash 3rd Prize $1,000 cash Only 400 tickets will be sold! Price per ticket $100 If you like to support our efforts kindly let…

Colorado Resolution Day on Christian Genocide

Today with Fr joe Daccache I went inside the cathedral of immaculate conception, prayed in thanksgiving to Almighty God our Heavenly Father for the Christian martyrs in the Middle East, Africa and the world. Walking through the Holy Door of Mercy, I thanked God for our holy father Pope Francis, and for our bishops Elias…