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May 7, 2019
The persecution of Christians in parts of the world is at near "genocide" levels, according to a report ordered by British Foreign Secretary Jeremy...
May 7, 2019
A new report says that the persecution of Christians across the world is fast becoming genocide and that the faith will soon disappear in some areas...
April 24, 2019
It is heartening to see this article in the Washington Post. For too long, the persecution of Christians worldwide has risen in inverse proportion to...
April 23, 2019
This poignant reminder of the grim reality of the persecution of Christians worldwide was published before the attacks in Sri Lanka that had churches...
March 10, 2019
It is important and inspiring to recall once again the words of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 3rd Archon International...
March 8, 2019
Along with North Korea, Pakistan, China, and India are expected to be among the worst countries for Christians in 2019. Pakistan and China both have...
March 3, 2019
Persecution of Christians worldwide is increasing, even as international media attention to it continues to fall. Let us remember the profound words...
February 27, 2019
“We have found that with many of the cases within UNHCR in Bangkok, there are denials because there is an unreasonable standard and burden of proof...
January 16, 2019
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew noted in 2013 that “the persecution of Christians has not ceased;” thus, “the...
January 6, 2019
Nigeria, China, and India are expected to be among the worst countries for Christians in 2019. Nigeria and China both have Orthodox Christian...
December 25, 2018
It is important and inspiring to recall once again the words of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 3rd Archon International...
November 28, 2018
The Order has long noted that while about 30 percent of the world’s population identifies as Christian, 80 percent of all acts of religious...
November 26, 2018
Let us recall the words of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in his greeting to the 3rd Archon International Conference on...
September 22, 2018
This article concerns Protestant groups in China who are facing an increasingly virulent crackdown by the Chinese Communist government; however,...
September 22, 2018
Preeti and her husband have demonstrated the courage that all Orthodox Christians should cultivate. Their story is reminiscent of numerous accounts...
September 15, 2018
The story below concerns evangelical Protestant churches, but the Chinese Orthodox Church is also in a difficult position, as it is not one of the...
September 8, 2018
Nicaragua is 50% Roman Catholic and 33% evangelical. Whether Catholic or evangelical, Christians are being targeted by the regime of Marxist...
September 8, 2018
As we reported last week, the Egyptian government is very slow to approve applications for the construction of new churches. This story illustrates...
September 4, 2018
“When the Christians complained [to] the police about the attack, the police officials ordered them to keep quiet and avoid mentioning it as a...
September 4, 2018
“Please, I am begging you. Stand for the helpless.” This heartbreaking video demonstrates one of the reasons why the Order began this...