About 90,000 Christians were killed in 2016 because of their faith, accorindg to World Religion News.
Most of the deaths occurred in tribal conflicts in Africa, where over
60,000 people were killed.
But another 27,000 died in terrorist
incidents, in the deliberate destruction of Christian villages, and in
More than 500 million Christians are unable to practice their faith
openly and freely, the report said.
Although the number of Christians
killed in 2016 was down somewhat from the previous year, when 105,000
died for the faith, Christians remain the group most commonly subject to