Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Global persecution of Christians "more extreme than ever before"

By Antony Bushfield:
North Korea has topped the list of countries where Christians are most at risk of persecution for the fourteenth year in a row.
The charity Open Doors said the persecution of believers across the world was "more extreme than ever before".
It's annual report found religious fundamentalism was 'sweeping' the world, with around 70,000 Christians jailed in North Korea.
"Persecution levels have been rapidly rising. This year, a country had to score 50 per cent more points than in 2013 to even make it onto the list," said CEO Lisa Pearce.
The study found that well over 100 million Christians are persecuted worldwide because of their beliefs...Continue reading...
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