If you feel as if your community social life might suffer if you take a stand for the Catholic faith, take courage and remember you are in good company. There are Catholics worldwide who are suffering humiliation and death for the 'sin' of counting themselves among Christ's followers. Read about it here. The photo here is from World Youth Day. World. Youth. Day.
UPDATE: A first-person account of the persecution and violence from one of the young women in the picture.