Colosseum turns red to remember persecuted Christians

28235299_10154985529596486_1122466289602959904_o-1000x563.jpgRome’s Colosseum was illuminated red over the weekend to remember persecuted Christians across the world. The Maronite Cathedral of St Elijah in war torn Aleppo and St Paul’s church in the Iraqi city of Mosul were also illuminated in red, symbolising the blood of the many recent Christian martyrs there. One of the speakers at the Rome event, Rebecca Bitrus, a Nigerian Christian woman who was held for two years after she was abducted by Boko Haram Islamist militants, told of how she was repeatedly beaten and raped…….Read More       

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