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PHILIPPINE CHURCH AFFIRMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

24 Nov , 2017  

The opening prayer of last November 22nd’s Red Wednesday Mass read, “Let us pray for our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters, for their oppressors, for those who foster persecution, and for those who ignore it.” The line perfectly sums up the solemn ceremony prepared by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference […]

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STAND UP FOR OUR FAITH: Which dioceses are joining ACN’s Red Wednesday campaign?

21 Nov , 2017  

Earlier this year, pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need, with the endorsement of the CBCP, invited all dioceses, minor basilicas and shrines to participate in the first Red Wednesday campaign in the Philippines. Bishops were requested to light their church facades in red in remembrance and honor of all modern-day Christians who were […]

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News & Events, Press Release

Red Wednesday Campaign to Bathe Cathedrals, Shrines, Schools in Red Light To Stand Up for Faith and Freedom

21 Nov , 2017  

The Apostolic Nuncio-Designate to the Philippines Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia will preside at the Mass to mark Red Wednesday in the Archdiocese of Manila at the Manila Cathedral on Nov. 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The homilist for the Mass will be Bishop Edwin de la Peña of the Prelature of Marawi. A program of […]

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Press Release

Church to Pray for Persecuted Christians around the World

4 Nov , 2017  

Persecution of Christians in the world is worse than at any time in history.   This is according to a report entitled “Persecuted and Forgotten,” produced by the office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) in the United Kingdom. According to the report, not only are Christians more persecuted than any other faith […]

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