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Indian Christians urgently need food and aid during Covid-19

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Over 260 million Christians are persecuted. They follow Jesus, no matter the cost. With your help, we're bringing them hope and resources.

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These believers are bravely following Jesus despite enormous opposition, or raising support and awareness for the persecuted church. This is the worldwide family of Christians.


World Watch List

Open Doors’ annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution.

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Levels of persecution:
  •   Extreme
  •   Very High
  •   High
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2020 ranking
  1. North Korea
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Somalia
  4. Libya
  5. Pakistan
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Prayer and praise

Please pray
That God would protect Open Doors partners in India, like Akash*, as they deliver vital Covid-19 food and aid.
Give thanks
That, after a long campaign from advocates, the EU has announced it will re-appoint a Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief.
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