Beheading of 21 Christians
The beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State (ISIL) in Libya has been a step further in the run of cruelty of the extremists against the world. Those 21 men were killed because they were Christians. No one should die because of their religion or their ideas in this world, but it happens too often nowadays.
Sudan: A Christian woman sentenced to death for apostasy
A pregnant woman has been sentenced to death by hanging in Sudan for “apostasy” because she refused to recant her Christian religion.
Christians killed for Christmas in Iraq
Iraqi officials say bombings targeting Christians in southern Baghdad have killed at least 38 people on Christmas day. Pope Francis appealed on Thursday for Christians who suffer violence, discrimination and all way of injustice because of their faithfulness to Christ and His Gospel.
Pope Francis: Faith and violence are incompatible
“The word of the Gospel does not authorize the use of force to spread the faith. It is ‘just the opposite: the true strength of the Christian is the power of truth and love, which leads to the renunciation of all violence.” Faith and violence are incompatible”. Pope Francis
Egypt's Christians face unprecedented attacks - Al Jazeera
Mina Thabet, an activist with Christian rights group the Maspero Youth Union, told Al Jazeera on Friday that at least 32 churches had been “completely destroyed, burned or looted” in eight different governorates over the previous two days in Egypt.
Quotes to think about: Pope Francis on the new things of God in our life
“You see, the new things of God are not like the novelties of this world, all of which are temporary; they come and go, and we keep looking for more. The new things which God gives to our lives are lasting, not only in the future, when we will be with him, but today as […]
Patriarchs of the two syrian bishops kidnapped explain the situation of the Christians there
The two kidnapped Orthodox bishops are not free, as I reported quoting bishop Tony Yazigi in a statement to Reuters from Damascus. According to more recent news the two bishops never arrived to Aleppo and remain in the hands of their kidnappers. There are no news about who are behind the kidnapping. The abductors killed […]
Pope Francis on living as Christians
Christianity is not simply a matter of following commandments; it is about living a new life, being in Christ, thinking and acting like Christ, and being transformed by the love of Christ, it is allowing Him take possession of our lives and change them, transform them, to free them from the darkness of evil and […]
The Pope in Lebanon
“The happy coexistence of Islam and Christianity, two religions that have helped to shape great cultures, is what makes for the originality of social, political and religious life in Lebanon. One can only rejoice in this circumstance, which must absolutely be encouraged. I entrust this wish to the religious leaders of your country.” – Pope […]
My city in "Fiesta" The World in turmoil
As some of you know, if you have read my profile, I live in Pamplona, Spain. Today we celebrate San Fermin,the feast of our saint patron. Since yesterday noon, the city has exploded in joy and madness as Ernst Hemingway described in his novel that made this city worldly known. That moment is the subject […]