Christian Persecution: Chancellor Merkel Criticized for Remarks About Persecuted Christians

Along with ignoring Christian persecution themselves, people who are aggressively anti-Christian often criticize and demean anyone who does speak out about it.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ran into the usual angry barbs from this crowd last November when she broke the secularist code of silence concerning persecution of Christians. The brief story below describes a bit of what happened.

Merkel’s ‘Christian Persecution’ Comments Draw Ire
(AP, November 6, 2012)

Opposition lawmakers and human rights groups are criticizing German Chancellor Angela Merkel for claiming that Christianity is “the most persecuted religion worldwide.”

Lawmaker Jerzy Montag of the opposition Greens party on Tuesday described Merkel’s comments as “mistaken” and “not very helpful”.

Rights campaigners said ranking faiths according to how persecuted they are is pointless. (Read more here.)

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