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June 10, 2022
Pakistan is home to over two million Christians. A small number of these Christians are Orthodox. Orthodox Christians in Pakistan are under the...
June 9, 2022
Hindu extremists continue to target Christians in India, and all too frequently, police are more sympathetic to the attackers than to the victims....
June 8, 2022
The Iranian government is stepping up its persecution of Christians, in violation of the fact that its constitution guarantees Christians the right...
June 7, 2022
The damage to Ghazanchetsots Cathedral and other churches as well is consistent with Azerbaijan’s erasure of its Christian past, and its ally...
June 6, 2022
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
June 5, 2022
The junta is ostensibly hunting for anti-regime activity, but it is no accident that the church was targeted: Myanmar is another country in which...
June 4, 2022
Christians make up around 85% of Uganda’s population. There is a tiny minority of around 35,000 Orthodox Christians in that nation. Converts to...
June 3, 2022
Christianity has been in India since apostolic times, brought there by St. Thomas the Apostle in A.D. 52, as attested by St. Ephraim, St. John...
June 2, 2022
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
June 1, 2022
The Iranian government targets converts to Christianity because it considers them to be apostates and thus threats to the foundation of the state. ...
May 31, 2022
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
May 30, 2022
Many Hindus believe that conversion to Christianity is an attack on their culture and way of life, and an imminent threat to both, despite the fact...
May 29, 2022
The incidents recounted below are part of a larger campaign of intimidation and harassment. Chinese Communist Party is working actively and on...
May 28, 2022
The kidnapping and forced conversion of young Christian and other girls from religious minority groups is all too common in Pakistan. Kidnapping,...
May 27, 2022
These treatment of Chang Yuchun and Li Chenhu is part of a larger campaign of intimidation and harassment. Chinese Communist Party is working...
May 26, 2022
For information about Orthodox Christianity in Nigeria, see here. For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria from...
May 25, 2022
The U.S. State Department has classified Iran as a “country of particular concern” for “having engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations...
May 24, 2022
In Myanmar as elsewhere in Asia, Christianity is generally considered to be an alien faith. Christians make up about 8.2 percent of the population of...
May 23, 2022
On May 13, ChristianPersecution.com reported on the murder of Deborah Samuel, a Nigerian Christian student who was accused of “blasphemy.” Now...
May 21, 2022
Hagia Sophia was built as an Orthodox Christian cathedral in the year 537, and for nearly a millennium was the world’s foremost monument of...