More than 245 million Christians live in a place where they experience high levels of persecution – IDOP.
“It is an encouragement that these issues are finally being recognised at the right level.”
Pope Francis emphasises ecumenical dimension of the charismatic movement, rooted in a common baptism. Unity among Christians must begin with prayer.
Persecution is intensifying, Archbishop Neary warns, with ancient Christian communities driven from their lands through ethnic cleaning.
Western military intervention is the only viable option in the fight against Nigerian militants, who are now allied to Islamic State.