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Indifference :It is not a good label for the nuns

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Pope Francis has labeled this - and it is not a good label for the nuns!
INDIFFERENCE! 1. What would St. Teresa of Calcutta have done?.2. St Teresa of Calcutta missed a train causing her to miss an appointment with the Pope to take care of a dying child at the steps by rail road station.3. Did you know an Administrative Recourse might bring this act of indifference to the attention of the Institutes of Consecrated life an the Pope?

Christian persecution seen in more locations across the globe, new report shows

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Islamic State militants lead what are said to be Ethiopian Christians along a beach in Wilayat Barqa, in this still image from an undated video made available on a social media website .

Happy Easter.Blessing of the risen Lord


This passion week we join our brothers and sisters in Kenya in grieving the execution of 147 Christian students at the Garissa University College in the north east of Kenya by terrorists affiliated with the Al-Shabaab extremist group in neighboring Somalia. We lift our prayers for the victims' families, for survivors, and for all of the citizens of Kenya who have lost hundreds of their citizens to Al-Shabaab in recent years.

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About 100 million Christians are persecuted around the world

PARIS (Reuters) - About 100 million Christians are persecuted around the world, with conditions worsening for them most rapidly in Syria and Ethiopia, according to an annual report by a group supporting oppressed Christians worldwide.
Open Doors, a non-denominational Christian group, listed North Korea, Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan as the three toughest countries for Christians last year. They topped the 50-country ranking for 2011 as well.Syria jumped from 36th to 11th place on the list as its Christian minority, first suspected by rebels of close ties to the Assad government, has increasingly become a target for radical Islamist fighters, the report said.Ethiopia, which is two-thirds Christian, shot up from 38th to 15th place in the ranking due to a "complex mix of persecution dynamics" including attacks by radical Islamists and reprisals by traditional Christians against new Protestant movements.Mali came from no listing for 2011 to 7th place because the sharia rule the Islamist Ansar Dine group imposed on the north of the country not only brought harsh punishments for the Muslim majority but also drove the tiny Christian minority, it said.

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