Panel remembers persecuted Christians during Christmas season


Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver will participate in a panel discussion on Christian persecution around the world, called “Christmas Under Siege Around the World.


The discussion, organized by the Freedom House’s Center for Religious Freedom & The Congressional Working Group on Religious Freedom, will include Dr. Richard Land and experts on China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Vietnam, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. Senator Rick Santorum will chair the discussion. The speakers will also discuss possible strategies to help the situation.


The event announcement says the Christmas season is a time to remember the world’s Christians who suffer persecution for their faith. It notes that persecution against Christians has intensified over the past year in many countries.


The conference will take place on Wednesday, December 14, at the following address:


U.S. Capitol, Room S-219

2:30-3:30 PM

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