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Morocco

RegionAfrica
Sources of PersecutionReligious Nationalism
Population36,192,000
Christian Population31,400
ReligionsIslam
GovernmentConstitutional Monarchy
LeaderKing Mohammed VI
Score63/100

Morocco

Although Morocco is considered to be a relatively tolerant country, Christians still face persecution from both the government and their communities. Christians who openly share their faith risk imprisonment and those who convert from a Muslim background can lose the right to their inheritance and custody of their children. Despite this, Morocco remains a stable oasis in the region.

Story

“We are asking for the right to give our children Christian names, worship in churches, be buried in Christian cemeteries.” – Spokesperson for the National Coalition of Moroccan Christians.

99% of the population in Morocco is Muslim. Whilst freedom of speech is generally respected, Christians are still restricted because of their faith.

Our Work

Through our local partners, we support the church in North Africa through biblical training, literature distribution, advocacy, and socio-economic development projects.

Pray for Morocco

Pray that believers will continue to openly share their faith and that the church in Morocco will continue to grow.

Pray for Christians from a Muslim background who have lost custody of their children because of their faith.

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