Christian Persecution at an All Time High

Christian Persecution at an All Time High

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The outlook for Christians in countries around the world is looking worse than ever before according to a new report from Aid to the Church in Need.  According to the report persecution against Christians is at an all time high.  “In 2016, estimates for the number of Christians worldwide who have suffered some form of persecution for their faith range from 200,000 to 600,000. These numbers have grown exponentially since.”  In the wake of genocide and persecution among Christians, the persecuted are feeling forgotten as their governments fail to offer emergency protection.  Read More.

The Worst Time for Christian Persecution in Human History, by Leslie Crews, February 9, 2018. Source Relevant Magazine

 

Photo: The remains of St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox parish in Homs, Syria. Credit: Syrian Orthodox Diocese of Homs. Photo courtesy of the Aid to the Church in Need.

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