Global Day of Prayer to Focus On Imprisoned Christians

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As persecution of Christians continues to rise, churches everywhere will be gathering for the International Day of Prayer (IDOP) on November 16.

“Increasing numbers of Christians face violence, imprisonment and death as global instability and uncertainty increase,” said Paul Robinson, chief executive of persecution charity Release International, which is supporting the day.

“But we know that prayers, coupled with actions, create change.”

The charity says that persecution under Islam is often highlighted in the media, but Christians are also facing troubling circumstances under Communism, Authoritarianism, Hinduism and Buddhism.

For example, at least 30,000 Christians are currently being held in concentration camps in North Korea, while 1,000 are imprisoned without trial in Eritra. Increasing attacks are also being reported in India, and there has been a recent crackdown on churches in Iran…Read More

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