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Do not be a source of persecution, Christians told

Do not be a source of persecution, Christians told

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by NILLICENT B. BAUTISTA A DOMINICAN priest has urged Thomasians to be in solidarity with one another despite religious differences during the Red Wednesday mass in honor of persecuted Christians worldwide. Differences in religious beliefs should not hinder people from reaching out and helping those who are suffering, UST Senior High School Regent Fr. Ermito de Sagon, O.P. said. “We have to be very careful because [sometimes], we are the very source of persecution. We shouldn’t be persecuting one another just because we think we have the right thinking with regards to God,” de Sagon said in his homily last Nov. 24. “We shouldn’t be persecuting one another, we should be helping one another and growing in our faith,” he added. The University commemorated the Red Wednesday,...
UST honors persecuted Christians, frontliners on Red Wednesday

UST honors persecuted Christians, frontliners on Red Wednesday

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by JANIS JOPLIN MOISES THE GREATEST blessing that one could see is that Christians who are in a very difficult situation are learning to trust and put their hope in God, UST Hospital Pastoral Services Director Rev. fr. Cecilio Vladimir E. Magboo, O.P said during the Red Wednesday mass. The University led a Eucharistic celebration at the Santisimo Rosario Parish Church, in line with the commemoration of the annual campaign of Aid to the Church in Need’s (ACN) Red Wednesday on Nov. 25 via Facebook livestream, honoring the persecuted Christians and frontline workers serving amid the pandemic. “Even if all these things—the bad things that are happening—without God willing it, we are all in God’s hands as we do our mission in serving God like our frontliners who are serving God by ...