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Reponse to SB 360

SUGGESTED MESSAGING IN RELATION TO SB 360 The State Legislature is considering a bill to regulate the Sacrament of Penance and force priests to break the Seal of Confession. It would make the same demands on similar religious practices by other faiths and denominations in California. It is a bad bill. The bill is referred…

3 Prayers for Persecuted Christians

O Lord God, Your Son Jesus Christ suffered and died for us. In His resurrection He restores life and peace in all creation. Comfort, we pray, all victims of intolerance and those oppressed by their fellow humans. Remember in Your Kingdom those who have died. Lead the oppressors towards compassion and give hope to the suffering. Through the same Jesus Christ our…

Persecution of Christians Remains Elusive for US Catholics

In Spanish For the second year in a row, U.S. Catholics say they are more focused on human trafficking, poverty, and the global refugee crisis than they are on the persecution of Christians around the world. Nonetheless, 46 percent of U.S. Catholics believe the global persecution of Christians is “very severe,” and 58 percent say they are “very concerned” about the issue.…