300 Million Christians Subjected to Violence, Report Finds

Iraqi Christians pray during a mass on Christmas at St George Chaldean Catholic Church in Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqi Christians pray during a mass on Christmas at St George Chaldean Catholic Church in Baghdad, Iraq. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)

While you might have seen a decrease in mainstream media reporting regarding Christian persecution, there has only been an increase in the persecution taking place against Christians around the world.

According to the Gatestone Institute, persecution of Christians by extremist groups and individuals is continuing to climb, as the persecution has become more systematic than random.

In their latest "Religious Freedom Report," Aid to the Church in Need warned that around 300 million Christians around the world have been subjected to violence, making Christianity the most persecuted religion in the world.

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