Celebration aims to assist persecuted Christians around the world who are prevented from living according to their faith
The facade of the Catholic cathedral in Manila is bathed in red light during the observance of Red Wednesday on Nov. 27 last year. (Photo: Angie de Silva)
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has declared the "Red Wednesday" campaign an official church celebration.
Red Wednesday, a global campaign to encourage people to stand up for religious freedom, is promoted by the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and the group Christian Solidarity Worldwide.The country's Catholic bishops have agreed to make the campaign an official Philippine Church celebration to raise awareness of the plight of persecuted Christians around the world.
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