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Religious Persecution Slightly Decreased Over Past Few Years, According to Pew Study

A Pew study released on June 23 says that religious persecution around the world has been decreasing over the past few years. The research, which analyzed data up to 2014, shows that government restrictions on religion and social hostilities towards religion declined slightly between 2013 and 2014. There was a similar decline in the year 2011-2012.

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Student Protestors Attack Church Amidst Violent Protest in Chile

A Catholic church in Chile was attacked and ransacked as a student protest in Santiago proceeded to become increasingly violent. The protesters from the country's left-leaning student body also destroyed a three-meter Jesus statue and took other religious iconography.

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