The sickening Christmas Day bombings of peaceful worshipers by Islamist terrorists in Africa’s most populous nation — including one blast that killed at least 35 people in a single Catholic church — were a fresh reminder of an underreported reality:

Christians are under attack around the world, for nothing more than their desire to worship God as they choose.

The Nigeria violence marked the second year in a row that the Boko Haram Islamists — who seek to impose strict Sharia law across the nation of 165 million — have turned a day of peace into one of horror.

And this in a 50-50 Christian-Muslim country — where the president, Goodluck Jonathan, is a Christian.

Throughout much of the world, Christians are an oppressed and suppressed minority whose struggles are utterly ignored by those in power.

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