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1 Christian killed for their faith every 6 minutes in 2016 – study

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Churches in Zurich old town

Churches in Zurich old town. Photo: strecosa (Pixabay).


Ninety thousand Christians were murdered for their faith around the globe this year, which amounts to one being killed every six minutes, Italy’s CESNUR religious study group said.

Christians are now the most persecuted religious group in the world, Massimo Introvigne, director of the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR), told Vatican Radio.

According to CESNUR statistics, around 500,000 Christians around the globe are unable to practice their faith completely freely, Introvigne said.

Full story: rt.com


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