Sebastian Kurz Promises to Work for Protection of Christians

Country: Austria

December 12, 2017: Foreign Minister and future Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz urged Europe's decision-makers to work for freedom of religion and against persecution.


In a message to the hundreds of participants in the torchlight procession in solidarity with persecuted Christians he said, "The protection of Christians needs to be strengthened in our foreign policy, bilaterally and at the EU level." 

Read Sebastian Kurz's full message here (Deutsch).

The procession on December 12th was co-organized by the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in EuropeKirche in NotOpen Doors, and others.

Photo credit: Dragan Tatic [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.