Christian Exodus in Iraq and Syria Reached ‘Biblical Proportions,’ Open doors says on Day of Prayer for Persecuted Church

By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter

iraqi-christiansIraqi Christians (Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter)
A woman holds a cross during a rally organized by Iraqi Christians in Germany denouncing persecution by the Islamic State terror group against Christians living in Iraq, in Berlin, Aug. 17, 2014.
Persecution watchdog group Open Doors warned that the exodus of Christians in Iraq and Syria fleeing terror group ISIS reached “biblical proportions” this year, and called for Christian unity during the International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church on Sunday.

A number of Christian leaders and commentators spoke during the webcast, raising awareness and encouraging prayer for believers around the world who have faced persecution this year.
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