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Terrorists Target Christians

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Terrorist attacks on Christians in Africa, the Middle East and Asia tripled in a seven-year period, a Vatican official told a U.N. meeting.
Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, the Holy See’s permanent observer to U.N. offices in Geneva, said that  attacks on Christisns in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia “increased 309% between 2003 and 2010.”
“Approximately 70% of the world’s population lives in countries with high restrictions on religious beliefs and practices, and religious minorities pay the highest price,” he explained.

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