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More than 5,000 Christians and Hindus celebrate Easter in Kandhamal, the pogrom district

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The event was held in the Church of Our Lady of Charity in Raikia. In 2008 the district was the scene of the worst anti-Christian persecution in Indian history. Youth enacted passages from the Bible and Easter themes. "I have absorbed the message of love and peace,” a Hindu said.

REPORT CLAIMS MORE THAN 900,000 CHRISTIANS WERE MARTYRED IN 10 YEARS BETWEEN 2005 – 2015.

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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.

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While All Eyes On US Elections - Christian Persecution Intensifies

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For those of us who live in comfortable homes in safe democracies, persecution of Christians and martyrdom may seem like a cruel historical fact, but nothing could be further from the truth. Sunday the 13th of November marked the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church in 2016, a date that Christians across the globe observed with prayer and special services at a time when Christians are suffering increasing levels of persecution.

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