Christians Face New Threat In US

By Daniel Walker | March 24, 2024

Actual number of attacks

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 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. 

More than double

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This was more than double the number in 2022 and over eight times the 2018 figure, suggesting hostility against churches is increasing.