Afghanistan tops list of dangerous countries for Christians, ending North Korea's 20-year reign

Taliban fighter observing Muslim prayers
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Afghanistan has supplanted North Korea as the most dangerous country to be a Christian, according to a new annual report Christian watchdog group Open Doors released Wednesday.

This marks "the first time in two decades that North Korea has not been at the top of the list," Religion News Service reported.

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