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March for the Martyrs Highlights ‘Global Crisis of Christian Persecution’

Christine Rousselle/CNAThe March for the Martyrs in Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 2021.

“I’ve heard it myself from the people of Iraq and Syria: when the Islamists come to cut your head off, they don’t ask if you’re a Catholic or a Protestant or Orthodox. They ask you if you believe in Jesus,” said Father Kiely. “That’s that point. That unites us. That’s what Pope Francis called ‘the ecumenism of blood.’”