Chilling Increase in Attacks on Christian Churches In U.S.

By Daniel Walker | March 19, 2024

The attacks range

A report by the Family Research Council found a significant rise in attacks on Christian churches in the United States over the past five years, with a record 436 incidents in 2023 including vandalism, arson, bomb threats, and gun violence.

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The attacks range from acts of vandalism, arson, gun-related incidents, to bomb threats, and other forms of hostility, painting a concerning portrait of the challenges faced by Christian congregations across the nation.

Actual number of attacks

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The rise in crimes reflects a growing hostility toward Christianity in American society, according to the FRC. The frequency of these incidents has intensified, pointing to a growing hostility toward Christianity and core Christian beliefs in the country.