By Michelle Bauman, CatholicNewsAgency.com
Two Christian pastors in Iran have been put in prison and are “facing grave danger” due to their faith, said the leader of a Washington, D.C.-based law center that advocates global religious freedom.
Pastors Farshid Fathi and Behnam Irani have been “targeted by the Iranian government” and are “being punished for their Christian beliefs,” said Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice.
“The nation of Iran is one of the world's worst offenders when it comes to abusing religious and human rights,” Sekulow told CNA on August 6. He explained that “there are many suffering because of their belief in God and their desire to share their faith.”
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