Tag : Vatican Radio
title : Christians Most Persecuted Religious Group In World, Studies Indicate
summary : Christians are among the most persecuted religious groups in the world, with approximately 90,000 killed for their faith in 2016, stated representatives of a leading religious study group. Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) director Massimo Introvigne told Vatican Radio that half a billion Christians around the globe are unable to express their faith completely freely, while estimates indicate one Christian died every 6 minutes for their faith during 2016.
date : Dec 29, 2016 02:21 PM EST
title : Pope Francis Notes 'Fake' Christians Exist When Actions Don't Follow Words
summary : God is real, too many Christians are fake, suggested Pope Francis, reflecting on how many Christians treat faith as though it were window dressing, devoid of obligation, or an occasion for aggrandizement rather than an opportunity for service, especially to our neediest neighbors, according to Vatican sources. He described Christianity as a religion that by its very nature, must act for good, not a "religion of saying" made of hypocrisy.
date : Feb 23, 2016 02:59 PM EST