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Pope, in weekday Mass homily, warns against ‘watered-down’ Christianity, recalls persecuted Christians

April 13, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “Think about Christians persecuted in Africa and the Middle East,” Pope Francis preached. “There are more today than in early Christianity: people in prison, killed, and hanged all to witness to Jesus. They are witnesses to the end.”

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  • Posted by: a son of Mary - Apr. 13, 2018 5:08 PM ET USA

    God bless the Holy Father for these words. We seem to have forgotten our brothers and sisters in Christ. But what about the Church in China? They suffer deeply and yet retain the faith. We could learn a lot from the persecuted Chinese. Please Holy Father, come to their aid. Do not let the Communists destroy the Church in China. Blessed Virgin Mary keep all of the persecuted close to you. Amen.