Christians harassed in German refugee camps

A migrant prays at an temporary shelter in a sports hall in Hanau, Germany, on September 29, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach  *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-VIOLENCE-REFUGEES, originally transmitted on June 3, 2016.

Germany’s refugee crisis is challenging the country’s main religious groups as they try to balance a welcoming attitude to the mostly Muslim migrants and concern for the welfare of the minority Christians among them. Increasingly, accounts of Muslim migrants ganging up on Christians and other minorities in refugee shelters have raised concerns.