(Christian Daily) The number of anti-Christian attacks in France has risen to 245 percent since 2008, even though incidents of anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic attacks dropped significantly in the same period, according to the country's interior ministry.
In 2015, the French government allotted 100 million euros for its campaign against racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism after tallying a record number of such incidents. However, the year 2016 saw a 17.4 percent increase in the number of attacks targeting Christian churches, Breitbart relays.
According to Le Figaro, 90 percent of attacks on places of worship target Christians. The paper also notes that this is expected since Christian churches are the most numerous among all the places of worship in the country. In fact, there has been a steep increase in such incidents from 2008 to 2016.
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