Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many have not yet understood the lesson of that historic event, says a Vatican spokesman. “Unfortunately, in the world other walls have been erected and are being erected.” – Zenit
It’s not a pleasant thought, but we all know that there exists in America today an anti-religious element whose antipathy for our fervor rivals that of foreign tyrants. We can be thankful that the militant atheists and antitheists among us have not yet clutched the power they crave to harness their hostility and direct it against us. But they bide their time, inching ever forward. And we, if we shirk our responsibility to export religious freedom to all the suffering saints across God’s globe, do we not embolden the foes of our faith at home and thus invite the extension of persecution to our own land?