Religious Freedom Internationally - Child Persecuted for Faith Internationally People of faith are persecuted for religious beliefs and practices around the world, whether they are Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Hindu or other. In today's world Christians are the largest group of people being persecuted for their faith. More than 100 million people in over 60 nations are being denied their basic human rights because of their Christian faith.

Our primary responsibility as Christians is to worship God and obey him. Obedience to God includes following biblical teaching to pray and worship with other Christians, and to speak to others about our faith. We are to remember those who are persecuted for their faith. "Remember me in my chains, " pleads the Apostle Paul in Colossians 4:18.
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Media releases

Canadians to Join Worldwide November Initiative Against Religious Persecution: Charities Call Attention to Injustice with Day of Prayer

IDOP Canada, a group of Canadian charities which supports the International Day of...

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Worldwide Initiative to Pray for Christian Victims of Persecution

The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church ( calls on Canadians...

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Behind Compassion’s Departure from India

Thousands are impacted by the Indian government’s hard new stand, reports Craig...

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Who will you be praying for on November 13?

Globally, massive populations of Christian believers face horrific and unimaginable...

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Official statements

Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim home from North Korea prison

Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a Canadian pastor imprisoned for two years in North Korea, was...

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Re: terrorist attacks in Baghdad and Jerusalem

We must continue to denounce the scourge of terrorism, which this past weekend took...

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Outgoing letters

Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim

The EFC again calls on the Government of Canada to hold this case in the highest...

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Letter of Condolence to Canadian Coptic Bishop

After two suicide bombings on Palm Sunday, reportedly by the group Isis, killed dozens...

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Video gallery

Evangelicals around the world

(45 min 47 sec) What can we learn from our brothers and sisters around the world...

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Dispatches from Brian

Grace in Vietnam

It was love at first sight. Built around seven lakes, Hanoi’s French architecture...

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A Land In Need of a Rebirth

A century ago, estimates were that 25 percent of Turkey was Christian. Today it is less...

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An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World

Country-specific insights calling us to a deeper understanding of the Christian church and witness.

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