Persecution of Christians

Bishop calls attention to “genocide” in Nigeria

Bishop Kukah said that both Christians and Muslims have been targeted.

Catholic churches across U.S. suffer week of vandalism and arson

A church connected with the founder of the Knights of Columbus was desecrated in an attack on Thursday.

Survey shows decline in US Catholics’ concern about global Christian persecution

Global Christian persecution is ranked as less urgent an issue than human trafficking, poverty, climate change and the global refugee crisis.

Young Iraqi Christian eyes future with mixture of hope and dread

After fleeing ISIS, a young Syriac Orthodox man talks to Aid to the Church in Need.

8 Concrete ways parishes can support persecuted Christians

From a small gesture you can do single-handedly, to something that will take some networking, these are ways we can help our brothers and sisters in so much need.

French philosopher documents deadly persecution of Nigerian Christians

Bernard-Henri Lévy provides eyewitness testimony to killing, raping and mutilation by Fulani herdsmen.

This chalice from a church in Iraq is still standing after being shot at by ISIS

The sacramental vessel was used for target practice and serves as a reminder of the blood of the martyrs and the ultimate victory of Christ.

Historic church unearthed in Dublin

Site was place of worship for persecuted Catholics during "penal times"

ACN-USA’s “Night of Witness” focused on plight of persecuted Christians in Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Pakistan

The 2019 “Night of Witness” was held Nov. 23, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

Crypto-Christianity: The long history of hidden faith

Followers of Jesus have not always been able to practice openly, but they have persevered.

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