The presence of the Cross and the Benedictines are interpreted by leftist political forces as "symbols of Frankism."
Belarusian President Lukashenko stated that the bishop "entered the list of people banned from entry common to Russia and Belarus"
Release International has claimed that in some countries, charities are discriminating against needy Christians.
Instead of receiving aid, Rachel was told that she could not receive any food because her ID identified her as a Christian
"This is an ideological decision and clear discrimination," complains Bishop Gil Tamayo of Avila.
Some Christians have experienced persecution at accessing financial resources, however, rely on these funds to rebuild their lives
Many were issued an entry ban on the grounds that their Christian activities are a ‘threat to national security and public order
Victims of bonded labor and their families are extremely pressurized and threatened in the villages by landlords
"In remote areas where there are no churches or Christian schools students are forced to take Islamic Religion."