Please join us a Westminster Cathedral for our trio of special #RedWednesday events. There is one ticket type whether attending all or part of the programme.
5:00pm: Gathering at Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Join us for a short, atmospheric gathering with music and candles, against the dramatic backdrop of the Cathedral lit up red. Come and be part of our unique UK group photo before proceeding into Westminster Cathedral at 5.20pm.
5:30pm: Holy Mass at Westminster Cathedral
Remember our persecuted brothers and sisters in prayer, please join us for sung Holy Mass.
7:00pm: Talks at Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, SW1P 1QW
Following refreshments, ACN will present its special report: ‘Hear Her Cries’ , addressing the kidnapping, forced conversion and sexual victimisation of Christian women and girls.
There will be testimonies from survivors and there will be a talk given by Professor Michele Clark, former professor in the International Affairs department at George Washington University, USA. Professor Clark has conducted world-leading research into the abduction, forced conversion and sexual violence of Coptic Christian women and girls in Egypt.
- Fiona Bruce MP, The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief
- Professor Michele Clark, International Affairs, George Washington University (retired)
- Neville Kyrke-Smith, UK National Director, Aid to the Church in Need
- John Pontifex, Head of Press and Information, Aid to the Church in Need
- Video testimonies from young women who’ve suffered faith-based injustices
8:00pm: Talks will be followed by refreshments with speakers and ACN Team.
*RECORDING OF THE TALK: Will be released on Friday 26th November* You can register here separately for the recording of the talk . Please note this will not include the mass.
*Sign our Petition this #RedWednesday: Stop sexual violence against christian girls*
In some countries, it is bad enough to being a woman – but it is even more dangerous if you are a Christian woman. Thousands of women – and girls – live with the threat of abduction, sexual violence and forced conversion.
Please sign our petition and help us urge the UK Government and UN to take action. www.acnuk.org/petition
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