Christianity is the Most Persecuted Faith in the World

“In 1990, there were between 1.2 million to 1.4 million Christians living in Iraq. Today there are less than 200,000, according to Dr. Rupert Shortt. In his recent article Christianophobia, Shortt make the startling claim that “Christians are targeted more than any other body of believers” in the world today, and thus Christianity has surpassed Judaism as the most persecuted faith. He says that in the Middle East Christianity is so persecuted that it could become extinct in the place of its birth. “There is now a serious risk that Christianity will disappear from its biblical heartlands. Anthony O’Mahony of Heythrop College, London, echoes other scholars in estimating that between a half and two-thirds of Christians in the region have left or been killed over the past century” Read more: http://apologetics-notes.comereason.org/2013/02/christianity-is-most-persecuted-faith.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+ComeReasonsApologeticsNotes+(Come+Reason’s+Apologetics+Notes)&m=1