An estimated 100 million Christians worldwide are persecuted.
Every year, Open Doors publishes the World Watch List, naming the top 50 countries where Christians are most persecuted. There are over 65 countries where Christians are persecuted for their faith. Here are the top 10 countries where Christians face the most persecution:
- North Korea
Please pray for persecuted Christians in these countries where faith costs the most.
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The Open Doors World Watch List is the only annual survey of religious liberty conditions of Christians around the world, and measures freedom in five key areas of life: private, family, community, national, the church, as well as the degree of violence faced by believers.