Plight of Persecuted Christians Worldwide Highlighted at Synod

A motion calling on General Synod to acknowledge the rapidly increasing levels of the persecution of Christians worldwide and requesting that Standing Committee would explore ways in which this issue could be brought more fully to the attention of Synod in 2020 was proposed at Synod today.

Proposing the motion, Derek Neilson (Glendalough) referred to a recent article by Breda O’Brien highlighting the persecution of Christians around the globe and saying that Christians were the most persecuted people.

He said “Some people might say, why should this motion single out the persecution of Christians when there are many other peoples…

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