2015 Deadliest Year for Christians Worldwide, Open Doors’ World Watch List Finds

Open Doors CEO David Curry speaks at a press conference introducing the 2016 World Watch List at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 13, 2016.The Christian persecution watchdog group Open Doors has released its annual list of countries where Christians face the greatest persecution and found that it has reached unprecedented levels worldwide as over 7,000 Christians were killed for their faith between Nov. 1, 2014, and Oct. 31, 2015.Although the California-based ministry, which works in over 60 countries, stated last January that 2014 was the worst year for Christian persecution than any other time in modern history, the organization said during the rollout of its 2016 World Watch List that 2015 surpassed 2014 as the deadliest year for Christians worldwide.

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