Five churches have already been destroyed in the region of Omoria in the first three months of this year.
Religious teachers and their students "express their gratitude for the Pope and for all those who care about the weak and needy".
In August 2019 US Vice President Mike Pence mentioned Mahrokh by name and in a Tweet demanded her freedom.
She spent 453 days in captivity. And she says that God’s grace kept her hope alive during the ordeal.
In Latin America as a whole, 90 percent of the people believe in God, even though Catholicism is declining in several countries.
"Very crowded, unsanitary conditions” faced by some prisoners is a nightmare scenario during a pandemic."
The Pastor was arrested Monday for what officials say was the violation of a "safer-at-home" order, Then shots were heard.
Victoria saw radical Islamists killing her husband.
Several places of worship, including at least three churches, were destroyed and burnt down during the riots.