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VIETNAM: THREE CHRISTIANS ARRESTED AND HOMES DESTROYED

The persecution of Christians in Vietnam is not unusual. The country is number 19 on the World Watch List. Although historical Christian communities (like Roman Catholic churches) enjoy a certain amount of freedom, non-traditional Protestants – along with converts from indigenous religions –often face intense pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and northern Vietnam. The persecution of Christians in Vietnam is not unusual. The country is number 19 on the World Watch List. Although historical Christian communities (like Roman Catholic churches) enjoy a certain amount of freedom, non-traditional Protestants – along with converts from indigenous religions –often face intense pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and northern Vietnam.

“Perhaps this was the reason given by the police, so they have a valid reason to kick out the brothers from the community,” said Isaac*, an Open Doors local partner. “It would be very difficult and sensitive to convict them if they say it is because of religious reasons.” “It is very sad,” he added. “A few days ago, after these families

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Written by: Hannah Neill

The persecution of Christians in Vietnam is not unusual. The country is number 19 on the World Watch List. Although historical Christian communities (like Roman Catholic churches) enjoy a certain amount of freedom, non-traditional Protestants – along with converts from indigenous religions –often face intense pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and northern Vietnam. The persecution of Christians in Vietnam is not unusual. The country is number 19 on the World Watch List. Although historical Christian communities (like Roman Catholic churches) enjoy a certain amount of freedom, non-traditional Protestants – along with converts from indigenous religions –often face intense pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and northern Vietnam.

THE FIRST THING

The persecution of Christians in Vietnam is not unusual. The country is number 19 on the World Watch List. Although historical Christian communities (like Roman Catholic churches) enjoy a certain amount of freedom, non-traditional Protestants – along with converts from indigenous religions –often face intense pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and northern Vietnam. The persecution of Christians in Vietnam is not unusual. The country is number 19 on the World Watch List. Although historical Christian communities (like Roman Catholic churches) enjoy a certain amount of freedom, non-traditional Protestants – along with converts from indigenous religions –often face intense pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and northern Vietnam.

“Perhaps this was the reason given by the police, so they have a valid reason to kick out the brothers from the community,” said Isaac*, an Open Doors local partner. “It would be very difficult and sensitive to convict them if they say it is because of religious reasons.” “It is very sad,” he added. “A few days ago, after these families

“Perhaps this was the reason given by the police, so they have a valid reason to kick out the brothers from the community,” said Isaac*, an Open Doors local partner. “It would be very difficult and sensitive to convict them if they say it is because of religious reasons.” “It is very sad,” he added. “A few days ago, after these families

PRAY NOW...
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That the three men will be released from custody and protected from harm whilst detained

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That the three men (including Phong), and their families, will stand strong in their faith, and pray that their perseverance will speak to those who are persecuting them.

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For the restoration of their homes and livelihoods

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