Current Christian Persecution News and Headlines
The Simple fact is… More Christians are being slaughtered today than anytime in History.
Everyday, families are being slaughtered because of their belief in Christ and the Church. We provide current news of the persecution of Christians around the World. We are trying to bring attention to the plight of our fellow Christian brothers and Sisters who risk their lives everyday in the name of Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior. Please remember these brave souls in your prayers.
Christian Struggle Around the World
Christians are the most persecuted religious group worldwide. An average of at least 180 Christians around the world are killed each month for their faith. (Source: Open Doors USA)
Christians in more than 60 countries face persecution from their governments or surrounding neighbors simply because of their belief in Christ. (Source: U.S. Department of State)
One of the worst countries in the world for the persecution of Christians is North Korea. With the exception of four official state-controlled churches in Pyongyang, Christians in North Korea face the risk of detention in the prison camps, severe torture and, in some cases, execution for practicing their religious beliefs. North Koreans suspected of having contact with South Korean or other foreign missionaries in China, and those caught in possession of a Bible, have been known to be executed. (Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide)
In 41 of the 50 worst nations for persecution, Christians are being persecuted by Radical Islamic extremists. (Source: Open Doors)