A prayer for North Korean Christians Admin Friday, December 28, 2012 Persecution of Christians seems to be on the rise worldwide, from Pakistan to Egypt, Nigeria, and beyond. Yet North Korea remains the world’s worst persecutor of Christians. Support The Catholic Thing © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.