CPAC Panel: ‘It’s Time to Call’ Persecution of Christians in Middle East ‘Genocide’

OXON HILL, MD – Years of persecution has left the Middle East’s once-thriving Christian population at odds for survival as what is being described as a “genocide” of the followers of Jesus Christ threatens to eradicate them.

During a panel titled “Save the Persecuted Christians” at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in Maryland, Dr. Jerry Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Religious Broadcasters, who moderated the event, said, “We’re going to reach less than three percent Christian population in the Middle East in less than 10 years down from 13 percent about 100 years ago.”

He said, “This is the cradle, the birthplace of Christianity and now we are down to four percent.” He added his belief that the only word that can be used to describe this catastrophe is “genocide.”

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BY ADELLE NAZARIAN ON 01/23/18 (Breitbart)