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Monday, December 02, 2019

Forbes Calls for Recognition of Christian Persecution as Global Problem

Forbes magazine has appealed for recognition of the phenomenon of Christian persecution around the globe as a crisis demanding focused attention.

Report after report “has been raising the issues that relate to the persecution of Christians globally,” notes Forbes contributor Ewelina U. Ochab, which includes “atrocities that amount to genocide and crimes against humanity.”

Faith-based persecution affects Christians more than any other religious group on the planet, Ms. Ochab observes, and therefore anti-Christian persecution deserves to be addressed as a critical issue in its own right.

Despite the worrisome growth of the often violent persecution of Christians worldwide, “the extent of the crisis facing Christians persecuted for their faith remains little known and understood,” Ochab laments, citing a report titled “Persecuted and Forgotten,” produced by the pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm curious as to their methodology and how they came to these results. For instance, in many countries that would persecute Christians for their faith... so would they persecute atheists for not being "the correct religion".

In Countries like China or North Korea... ANY religion is persecuted, and right now Muslims dramatically more so than any other.

I'm not disagreeing with the assertion made here... it's just the methodology here is very murky.

What CAN be concluded is that theocracies and and countries that don't protect religious liberty are a problem. Striving towards Secular nations that protect religious liberty can be a common and agreed upon goal and solution.