PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS


ANY PROCEEDS FROM ‘CALM THE SOUL’ WILL BE DIRECTED TO CHARITIES WHICH SUPPORT PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

The persecution of Christians is one of the biggest human rights issues of our time. The 2019 World Watch List states that between Nov 2017 and November 2018 there were:

The websites listed here are just some of those that support Christians in these difficult circumstances and help to raise awareness of what is happening globally:

https://htp.org

https://www.opendoorsusa.org/christian-persecution/

https://www.acnireland.org/

https://www.opendoorsuk.org/persecution/trends/

https://www.churchinneed.org/the-persecuted-church/

 

 

 




Clare and Francis' "success" lies in their complete abandonment of self to the One who never ceases to have incredible confidence in us. They responded with passionate love to the passionate love God has for us humans. They dared to risk everything. They threw themselves with complete abandon into a life of total poverty, knowing it would lead them straight to the cross, to powerlessness and insignificance. Their logic was the Gospel logic of the seed that must die in order to bear fruit.


Giacomo Bini OFM - Clare of Assisi