FEBRUARY 18, 2017
In line with a recent report, more than 900,000 Christians have perished in 10 years. This report was published by a Christian research agency associated with Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in the United States.
on January 02, 2017
Serves the persecuted church around the world, forecasted that there will be rise in violent persecution of Christians in 2017.According to a report explaining the details, the shocking increase is expected to be in Islamic world, where Christians will find themselves at even greater risk of persecution from both the Islamic militants and the state.
India and China are noted to be the two countries which are expected to increase the numbers of in persecutions of Christians.
That is the shocking new figure about to be published in the latest statistics on Christian martyrs.Massimo Introvigne , director of CESNUR, the Centre for Studies on New Religions, revealed the findings in an interview with Vatican Radio to mark St Stephen's Day, which follows Christmas and commemorates the first Christian martyr.He said about 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith, that is one every six minutes in 2016.