One in 12 Christians around the world is persecuted: 3,000 were killed last year and six women were raped every DAY, shocking report finds

Mail Online | 1/12/2018 | Dailymail.com Reporter
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One in 12 Christians around the world are persecuted for their faith and are the target of violent attacks including rape, a shocking report has found.

According to a study by Open Doors USA, an organization that studies Christian persecution, 215 million Christians live in areas with high levels of persecution worldwide.

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The report also goes on to state that over 3,000 Christians were killed and nearly 800 churches were damaged in the last year.

'The most significant findings were that Christian women are among the most violated in the world, in maybe a way that we haven't seen before,' David Curry, the president and CEO of Open Doors USA, told Fox News. 'We need to raise the flag. These are tactics are being increasingly used by extremists.'

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The study also identified 50 countries...
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