Up to a third of UK Christians feel they face discrimination and an MP urges them to ‘fight’. But a persecution mentality is a bad idea, others suggest. And Christians are also accused of discrimination in the public square.
Christians in Japan say the government has debased the country's peace-seeking constitution after the upper chamber of parliament approved the promotion of patriotism in the classroom by changing the country's education law - writes Hisashi Yukimoto for Ecumenical News International.
Catholic Bishops in India have appealed for justice for the country's Muslim population as it faces increasing pressure from nationalists, alongside Christians. They have also highlighted the plight of Dalits (formerly known as 'untouchables') and other minority communities.