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New report: More than 50% of people live in a country with serious religious persecution

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2023
From The Right
Religion and Faith, Christian, Persecution, World
Diocese of Matagalpa

More than half of the global population lives in a country in which state or non-state actors actively persecute people for their religious beliefs, according to the 2023 Religious Freedom in the World report.

The report was released on the first day of Religious Freedom Week, in which the U.S. Catholic bishops have invited Catholics to pray for greater religious liberty both in the U.S. and around the world from June 22–29.

Aid to the Church in Need, a Catholic charity, published the report, which put 28 countries in the...

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