Persecution of Christians Is Among the ‘Greatest Crises in the Modern Age’At a time when the persecution of Christians has reached “historic proportions,” Rabbi Jonathan Cahn and other faith leaders will address the United Nations on Friday about what Cahn calls one of the “greatest crises in the modern age.” “The persecution of believers has increased to historic proportions,” said Cahn, The New York Times best-selling author of The Harbinger and The Mystery of the Shemitah. “It is happening all around the world. It has become one of the greatest crises in the modern age.”And yet very few are doing anything to stop it, to curtail it or even to protect the innocent. That’s the purpose of the event at the United Nations—to make a plea to the nations to not sit idly by as innocent people, men, women and children are perishing.” At the event in New York City, ambassadors, Christian and Jewish leaders, businessmen and high-ranking military officials will speak out against the worsening Christian persecution in the Middle East and around the globe. The symposium is called “The Persecution of Christians Globally: A Threat to International Peace and Security.” Sponsored by the Global Strategic Alliance, the Eng Aja Eze Foundation and the National Israel Hispanic Coalition, some of the speakers include Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, Family Research Council Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin, Archbishop Bernadito C. Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the U.N., Charisma founding editor and publisher Steve Strang, and María Cristina Perceval, the new Permanent Representative of Argentina to the U.N. “The fate of the regions’ religious minorities is indeed of the greatest concern,” according to a statement by the Eng Aja Eze Foundation, a New York based organization that focuses on rebuilding the social, economic and political fabric of societies following conflict. “The mass exodus of Christians who have been an integral part of the Middle Eastern mosaic for centuries is particularly troubling.” MORE