An estimated 100,000 Christians are killed each year around the world solely because of their faith, one bishop found.

Bishop John McAreavey, who’s also the chairman of the Council for Justice & Peace of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, said the attacks are underreported but have hit unprecedented levels, Breitbart said.

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Daily, 273 die for their Christian faith, which translates into 11 each hour, he said. And those numbers don’t even include those who are “tortured, imprisoned, exiled, threatened, excluded, attacked and discriminated against on a widespread scale,” McAreavey said.

He presented his findings before the Joint Committee of Foreign Affairs and Trade, during which he also referred to Christianity as the most oppressed religion in the world.

He also noted International Society for Human Rights findings that said “80 percent of all acts of religious discrimination in the world today are directed against Christians,” Breitbart reported.

McAreavey said much of the persecution against Christianity takes place in the Middle East and that the international community should stand up and get involved.



Dina Amelia Kalmeta is the Founder and CEO of Your New Life in Christ Ministries - CWW7NEWS. Dina reports on world events as they pertain to Bible Prophecy. Before Your New Life in Christ Ministries, Dina served as a Leader for INCHRIST NETWORK leading teams online and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Her mission today is to bring hard evidence that what is taking place in the world isn't just coincidence, but indeed proof that the last days the Bible warned us about are upon us right now.