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Editorial: Colorado priest hopes Trump can stop genocide of Christians

Author: admin - January 20, 2017 - Updated: January 20, 2017

Colorado priest Andre Mahanna is raising awareness about genocide of Christians, as he visits Washington with a large group of Colorado Trump supporters remarkably diverse in its ethnic, religious and racial composition.

The pastor of St. Rafka’s Maronite Catholic Church in Lakewood, Father Mahanna communicated with Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence in Colorado Springs and Denver before and after giving invocations at presidential campaign rallies. In Washington, he made an appearance on international television Thursday, live from the Washington studios of EWTN. He socialized with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity at a hotel bar Wednesday. Media appearances are lined up for weeks to come.

His message should be a wake-up call for Americans who turn a blind eye to religious persecution overseas.

“Destruction of the Christian Middle East is the gate to destroy the United States of America,” Mahanna said, as quoted in the National Catholic Register.

Read more at The Colorado Springs Gazette.