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Men carry a coffin of a victim of the Sunday cathedral bombing after a funeral service held at the Virgin Mary Church, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Egyptians held prayers for 25 Christians killed the day before at a church next to the city's main Coptic cathedral in …

Archbishop of Washington: Nearly One Christian Killed Every Hour for Practicing Faith

WASHINGTON, DC — Nearly one Christian is killed every hour around the world for practicing their faith, said the Archbishop of the U.S. capital. Cardinal Donald Wuerl made those comments on Thursday while delivering the keynote address during the one-day symposium at the National Press Club focused on Christian prosecution.