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Gospel for Asia Reports 14,000 Christians Martyred Annually

October 31, 2013

As Christians prepare to participate in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Nov. 3 or 10, Gospel for Asia is reporting that more than 14,000 people around the world annually are martyred for their faith. This number includes only reported cases.

Photo: A few walls and a painted cross were all that remained of this church, following an outbreak of persecution in the India state of Odisha, when more than 500 Christians were killed, churches destroyed and more than 4,000 homes burned. Christians are urged to intercede throughout the November observance of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.

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