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Take action today for persecuted Christians

Last year, 215 million Christians experienced high or extreme levels of persecution in the 50 countries where it’s most difficult to be a Christ follower. Christians are facing beatings, abductions, rape, torture, forced marriages and death.

Those of us living in safety cannot stand by and let these atrocities continue.

Franklin Graham recently held the first-ever World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians in Washington, D.C., to shine a spotlight on global persecution. The Summit convened more than 600 victims, advocates and leaders from 130 countries in an effort to raise global awareness and do something about this crisis. At the conclusion of the event, a final declaration was issued ( Read PDF version; Read Word Document ).

Take a stand by continually praying for the persecuted church and encouraging your elected officials to support Senate Resolution 162. See below for more ways to get involved.

Pray.

Pray.

Download the The World Watch List 2017 and pray daily for persecuted Christians.

Get Informed.

Get Informed.

Learn more about the extreme persecution Christians are facing in many parts of the world.

Speak Up.

Speak Up.

Contact your elected officials and challenge them to stand for Christians facing violent persecution around the world.

Spread The Word.

Spread The Word.

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News about Persecuted Christians

Final Declaration Presented at World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians
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U.S. Senator James Lankford Introduces Resolution Protecting Religious Freedom
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VP Mike Pence Encourages Persecuted Christians: ‘We Stand With You’
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Franklin Graham Puts ‘Christian Genocide’ in Spotlight at World Summit
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Watch Now: Persecution and The Gospel
Billy Graham TV Special

Greta Van Susteren: Persecution of Christians in Iraq a Neglected Story
MSNBC

How Many Christians Are Being Killed and Where
Fox News

Iraqi Christians in Peril After ISIS
CNN

Iranians ‘See the Presence of God’ Despite Ongoing Persecution
BGEA

Chinese Government Accused of Burning Crosses in Christian Crackdown
CBS

Christian Persecution Reached Record High in 2015, Report Says
CNN

Christian Genocide in Iraq: Priest Shares the Story of His People
BGEA

Christians The Most Persecuted Group in World for Second Year, Study Finds
Study referenced is Center for Studies on New Religions
Fox News

Mexico’s Christians Faced Beatings, Forced Conversions At Hands of Hybrid Faith
Fox News

Syrian Pastor: ‘The Grace of God Was Always There’
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Persecuted Christians Suffer ‘Worst Year Yet,’ Mostly Under Islam
Frontpage

As We Work to Eradicate ISIS, Christians, Yazidis Need Our Help More Than Ever
Fox News

Iraq’s Christians Persecuted by ISIS (2015)
CBS