It Is An Established Fact – Christians face rising persecution

The Belief blog of CNN admits that ‘Christians face rising persecution’ in the world.

A pastor sits on death row in Iran. His crime? Renouncing Islam  for Christianity.

A Christian mother of two faces execution in Pakistan – and a preacher  has put a price on her head in case the president pardons her. Her crime?  Insulting the Prophet Mohammed.

In Iraq, dozens of Christians lie in fresh graves. Their fatal mistake?  Going to church.

And these are not simply isolated incidents, but part of a broader  pattern, experts say.

“There does appear to be an upsurge in violence directed against  Christians,” said Leonard Leo, the chairman of the U.S. Commission on  International Religious Freedom.

Read on…

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

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