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May 9, 2024
Many observers have seen the recent conflicts between Azerbaijan and Armenia as a revival of the dark days of the Armenian Genocide of the early...
May 8, 2024
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May 7, 2024
The persecution of Christians should be a focus of governments all across the world that have commitments to human rights and religious freedom.  For...
May 6, 2024
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May 5, 2024
The U.S. State Department has classified Iran as a “country of particular concern” for “having engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations...
May 4, 2024
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
May 3, 2024
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
May 2, 2024
The State Department report on religious freedom in North Korea says that “authorities held 50,000 to 70,000 citizens in prison for being Christian.”...
May 1, 2024
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April 30, 2024
For information about the Orthodox Mission in Pakistan, see here. For previous ChristianPersecution.com coverage of the persecution of Christians in...
April 29, 2024
For information about the Orthodox Mission in Pakistan, see here. For previous ChristianPersecution.com coverage of the persecution of Christians in...
April 28, 2024
Anja Hoffmann, executive director of the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe (OIDACE), observed that “these...
April 27, 2024
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April 26, 2024
Not only the Copts, but also our 300,000 Greek Orthodox brothers and sisters in Egypt suffer sporadic persecution, discrimination, and harassment,...
April 25, 2024
Christianity has been a presence in India since the days of St. Thomas the Apostle. The Indian Orthodox Church, or Malankara Syriac Orthodox Church,...
April 24, 2024
In Myanmar, Christians make up about 8.2 percent of the population. The overwhelming majority of these are Protestants, with Roman Catholics...
April 23, 2024
NSW Police Commissioner Karen Webb said: “We will allege [the suspect] attended that church armed with a knife and stabbed the bishop and priest … We...
April 22, 2024
South Sudan is about 60% Christian, mostly Roman Catholic and Anglican. By grace of God and with the blessings of His Beatitude Theodore II, the Pope...
April 21, 2024
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
April 20, 2024
In the mid-twentieth century, there were no Christians at all in Nepal. Now their official number is approaching 400,000, and some Christian leaders...