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Persecuted Christians often choose strategy of survival, says study
Apr 21 2017
The study found that Christian responses to persecution were almost always nonviolent and rarely involved acts of terrorism.
Archbishop Lori and other USCCB leaders urge Trump to protect religious liberty
Feb 17 2017
Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom.
Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop Lori urge Congress to pass conscience protections for health care providers
Feb 11 2017
"The Conscience Protection Act will address the deficiencies that block effective enforcement of existing laws," Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop Lori said.
Bishops launch letter campaign urging Trump to protect religious freedom
Feb 03 2017
Saying “religious freedom in America has suffered years of unprecedented erosion,” the U.S. Catholic bishops have posted an online letter for Catholics to send to President Donald Trump urging him to sign an executive order promoting religious freedom.
Spiritual, not monetary, success defines America, Trump says
Feb 02 2017
“Spiritual success” is a more accurate measure for the United States than wealth, President Donald Trump in remarks Feb. 2 at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.
Religious, political leaders condemn shooting at Quebec mosque
Jan 30 2017
Faith and political leaders condemned a shooting at Quebec’s main mosque that left at least six people dead.
Benefits association, diocese file suit over HHS transgender regulation
Jan 01 2017
The regulation requires that Catholic hospitals and health care providers perform or provide gender transition services and more.
Movie Review: ‘Silence’
Dec 28 2016
Director Martin Scorcese's latest explores Jesuits in 17th-century Japan, where persecution of Christians rages.
Pope asks people to offer love, tears, prayers for persecuted Christians
Dec 27 2016
On feast of St. Stephen, first martyr, Pope Francis cites courage of Iraqi Christians.
Obama signs bipartisan international religious freedom bill
Dec 19 2016
The new law gives the Obama administration and the U.S. State Department new tools, resources and training to counter extremism and combat a worldwide escalation of persecution of religious minorities.
Archbishop William E. Lori, Baltimore's 16th archbishop, shares his priorities and thoughts with the Catholic Review.