It is a chilling report about Christian persecution 2.0 (or is it 200.0) in the world today. The Catholic News Agency offers the following report
Experts testifying before U.S. lawmakers warned that many Christians around the world are facing serious persecution that often goes unreported and undeterred.
“Flagrant and widespread persecution of Christians rages in the Middle East even as we meet,” said Archbishop Francis A. Chullikatt, permanent observer of the Holy See Mission at the United Nations.
Religious disputes, prejudices against minorities, and political conflicts heighten the persecution, he said, leaving Christians “caught in the crossfire and they are becoming the most vulnerable group.”
Archbishop Chullikatt spoke at a Feb. 11 congressional subcommittee hearing on the global persecution of Christians. Read more