We need to remember persecuted persons every day – Auxiliary Bishop

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Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Galea-Curmi said that awareness needs to be raised about the persecution of individuals because of their religion and beliefs.

During an interview on 103FM, Auxiliary Bishop Galea-Curmi stressed the importance of the International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.  Mgr. Galea-Curmi emphasized the need to respect others throughout the year and not just on this particular day, because of its commemorative aspect raised by the UN.

“It is important that we are aware of all those that are suffering because of persecution related to their religion and beliefs, and especially recognize the number of Christians and Catholics that are suffering such persecution,” said Mgr Galea-Curmi. He also mentioned the Aid to the Church in Need Foundation and its work amongst persecuted Christians in the past 70 years.

Mgr. Galea-Curmi explained that the first step to eradicating persecution is to create awareness. He ended his radiophonic contribution by stating that it would be good practice for all to propagate awareness on the state of persecuted persons and also find ways in which we can support these individuals.