Pope Francis asked for prayers for persecuted Christians after his weekly public audience on Jan. 18.
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France has the highest number of hate crimes against Christians — who remain the country’s most targeted religious community — followed by Germany, Italy and Poland, a recent annual report finds.
USCCB Official Warns of Rise in ‘Polite Persecution’ of Catholic Views on Abortion and Sexuality Internationally
The Biden administration and groups overseas continue to push an ‘LGBT,’ pro-abortion agenda in poor countries.
For at least 100 years Christians in Nigeria have been persecuted and the West has not wanted to call it what it is: 'violence by Islamist groups against Christians,’ says the Religious Freedom Institute's Stephen Rasche.
'They were interrogated while blindfolded and handcuffed, with no lawyers present, while their families were denied information about their fate and whereabouts. These conditions are akin to enforced disappearances,' Amnesty International said March 30.
The group had cited North Korea as the most 'extreme' persecutor of Christians for twenty years prior to this year’s ranking.
Report: Nigerian Bishop Who Criticized Government Over Christian Persecution Called in for Questioning
Bishop Matthew Kukah, who leads the Sokoto diocese in Nigeria’s northwestern corner, released a Christmas message in which he said the government seems to have left the fate of Nigerians in the hands of “evil men.”
This month’s consecration of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia in Bahrain offered “a ray of hope for the coexistence of Christians and Muslims in the Arab world,” says Thomas Heine-Geldern, executive president of ACN.