Pope Francis: Christians Joining Jews in Suffering Religious Persecution

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2014
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It is Christianity's "turn" to suffer religious persecution, Pope Francis told a World Jewish Congress delegation visiting his home in Rome Wednesday night, saying that Christians are being killed while the world remains silent.

Francis and World Jewish Council President Ronald Lauder both condemned attacks against the world's Christians, reports Haaretz, particularly in the Middle East, where extremists with the Islamic State (ISIS) have targeted Christians in Iraq and Syria.

"In the world, there is still great suffering," the pope told the delegation. "First it was your turn. Now it's...

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