Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Christians are the New Most Persecuted Religion

Religious Persecution and Safe Havens

Commentary Magazine reports that Christians have recently surpassed Jews on the world stage, as the most persecuted religious group. This is only surprising given the large levels of antisemitic hatred in our world -- not surprising, though, when looking at the facts on the ground.

Here's the article by Commentary Magazine:

In recent months, a new consensus has emerged: For the first time in millennia, Judaism has lost its title as the world’s most persecuted religion; today, that dubious honor goes to Christianity. “Christians are targeted more than any other body of believers,” wrote Rupert Shortt in a 54-page report for the London-based Civitas institute in December, which meticulously documented their persecution on a country-by-country basis. Even politicians have begun grasping this fact: German Chancellor Angela Merkel publicly deemed Christianity “the most persecuted religion in the world” in November. In short, as one commentator put it last week, Christians have become the new Jews.

It's pretty surprising to me, the level of non-concern in America, regarding the persecution of Christians...

Anyway, here's the article.

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