"Scores of Christians" have been detained between Christmas and now. The arrests were noted in a statement by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom on January 7th. Reportedly, the Christians have been informally charged with being "evangelical missionaries."
There are allegedly reports that about 50 Christians have been rounded up the Iranian government. And, Bryant Wright, president for the Southern Baptist Convention, said that, while Christmas was being celebrated around the globe, "…brothers and sisters in other countries have lost their lives or been put in prison because they bear His name."
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