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Most of the world's Christians are not engaged in stand-offs with intolerant secularists over such small matters.
In the West, Christianity may have increasingly become embraced by the middle class and abandoned by the working class.
America's most prominent religious journalist, John L Allen Jnr, has just published The Global War on Christians.
The former chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks told the House of Lords recently that the suffering of Middle East Christians is "one of the crimes against humanity of our time".
Throughout much of her pregnancy, she had been in prison in Khartoum, capital of the Republic Sudan, living with the dread expectation that she would be hanged once her baby was born.
Her crime was that she had married a Christian and been accused by the authorities of apostasy, renouncing her faith, even though she maintained she had never been a Muslim in the first place.
Or if Muslim girls in Indonesia had been abducted and beheaded on their way to school, because of their faith. But they have all occurred in reverse, with Christians falling victim to Islamist aggression.He compared it with Jewish pogroms in Europe and said he was "appalled at the lack of protest it has evoked".Why is this in a culture that is happy to make public protest against the ferocity of the Israeli bombardment of Gaza or the behaviour of Russia in Ukraine?Persecution is increasing in China; and in North Korea a quarter of the country's Christians live in forced labour camps after refusing to join the national cult of the state's founder, Kim Il-Sung.Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the Maldives all feature in the 10 worst places to be a Christian.