Christianity: The world's most persecuted religion

02/12/2010

Aid to the Church in Need News Story
 
From Catholic Communications
Sydney Archdiocese

Out of every ten people, seven can not live their faith in full freedom.

And the most persecuted religion is Christianity, with at least 200 million people suffering from discrimination.

This was revealed by the report on religious freedom in the world that is published every two years by the Catholic organisation "Aid to the Church in Need."

In 21 of the 194 countries studied, there is hardly any religious freedom. The report notes that there are two types of religious persecution: one by policy and one by members of other religions.

Read full story at the Sydney Archdiocesan site


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