Christians continued to be the most persecuted group across the globe in 2016, according to a study. The upcoming report from Italian-based Center for Studies on New Religions, determined that 90,000 Christians were killed for their beliefs worldwide last year and nearly a third were at the hands of Islamic extremists like ISIS. Others were killed by state and non-state persecution, including in places like North Korea. “U.S. policy has not had a strategy for specifically addressing the persecution of Christians,” Ryan Mauro, national security analyst for the Clarion Project, told FoxNews.com “For example, very few people are even aware that Iraqi Christians began organizing to defend themselves and needed our help.” The study also found that as many as 600 million Christians were prevented from practicing their faith in 2016. The findings continue a disturbing trend from the previous year in which Christians around the world endured horrific acts of persecution, including imprisonment and beheadings. “These numbers underscore what we already know,” Robert Nicholson of the Philos Project said..
Agreed.. Really nothing new here, and it follows articles we’ve posted here at The Daily Buzz in recent months. But, it’s important to get the word out about this.. Obama’ reckless actions in Iraq, Libya, and elsewhere have led to the genocide of Christians in several countries at the hands of ISIS and others. Anyway, to read the rest of this article, click on the text above.