Tag: Christian Persecution

Christian orphanage founder acquitted of all charges in Nigeria

ICC previously reported on the unjust way authorities prolonged the man's trial.

Christians murdered, abducted or imprisoned in 2022 for their faith

Nigeria was found to be the country with the highest mortality rate for priests.

Cases of intolerance and attacks on Christians in Europe are on the rise

Over 500 cases of discrimination against Christians were reported in Europe for 2021 alone.

Christian persecution is on the rise in at least 18 countries

African countries saw a sharp rise in terrorist violence from non-state militants,

Europe observed over 500 anti-Christian hate crimes in 2021

OIDAC's 2021 annual report highlighted examples of "marginalization Christians face in Europe."

Iran punished Christians with harsh prison sentences

Iran was ranked 9th on Christian support organization Open Doors’ 2022 World Watch List

Open Doors founder Andrew van der Bijl dies at 94

He was also knowm as "God's smuggler" for for having smuggled numerous Bibles to Communist countries.

A march in defense of persecuted Christians will pass through Washington

Around 360 million Christians face persecution worldwide, according to Open Doors.

Five Christians were drowned after refusing to apostatize in Uganda

They were thrown overboard and perished 200 meters from shore.