“No one know how long this war will go on. We rely on our heavenly Father, and He provides all our needs. Thank you, sisters, for your valuable prayers and concern for us and for this suffering country. Keep praying for us. Don’t worry about us. We have surrendered ourselves into the hands of God, entrusting all to Him. As St. Paul writes, ‘In life and in death, we belong to the Lord.’”
The news that four members of the Missionaries of Charity, the religious order founded by Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, were among 16 people killed today by gunmen at a retirement home in Yemen, is deeply troubling and sad.
Did you happen to read the chilling story over the weekend, about Bao Guohua and his wife, Xing, who were sentenced to fourteen years in prison in China?
The crime this couple committed? They opposed the order of the Chinese government to remove crosses from the Christian Church where he, Reverend Bao, serves as pastor.