Christians face starvation in Laos
Catholic World News - February 23, 2011
Over five dozen Christians have been driven from their village at gunpoint and face starvation, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide. The agency reports that a local government official says that he refuses to permit Christianity in his district.
0.7% of the Communist nation’s six million people are Catholic, according to Vatican statistics; 67% are Buddhist.
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