ISLAMIC TERROR SENDS CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION SOARING

Islamic terrorists are fueling historic levels of Christian persecution around the globe.

A report released Wednesday by the British nonprofit Open Doors World Watch List concludes 100 million Christians were persecuted in 2015. The group has studied the issue since 1955, when it first began smuggling Bibles into Communist Europe.

The group says 7,000 Christian were killed for their faith in 2015 compared to 4,000 the previous year. That number does not include executions in Iraq and Syria, where millions of Christians have been displaced by civil war and the Islamic State group.

Data for North Korea is also missing, although 70,000 Christians are estimated to exist inside the police state’s gulags.

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