'Flagrant' Christian persecution in Middle East

February 11, 2014 / Fox News

In a rare appearance on Capitol Hill by a Vatican representative, Archbishop Francis Chullikatt testified Tuesday before a House subcommittee on the “flagrant and widespread persecution” of Christians in the Middle East.

“No Christian is exempt, whether or not he or she is Arab,” Chullikatt said during his prepared remarks.

Chullikatt was among seven speakers discussing the escalation of threats to Christians. Specifically, testimony focused on underreported assaults, the plight of impacted Christian communities and the need to protect religious freedoms and civil rights.

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