Prime Minister apologized for "dumb joke," but media firestorm was sidetracked from underlying concern.
Red lights will represent the bloodshed due to religious persecution in an effort to raise awareness.
Cardinal says it's an attack on religious freedom, and expresses solidarity with Jewish and Muslim communities.
Erdogan states that the state has to protect the right to freedom of worship for all.
The diocese of Maiduguri, in northeastern Nigeria, is threatened by Islamist hatred. Christians are abused because of their beliefs, but keep a strong faith.
Kansas governor overcomes Senate opposition with Pence's help
In 2017, out of the 2.48 billion Christians in the world, 215 million suffered a degree of persecution ranging from "strong to extreme."
Faith groups have been pushing for the change for decades
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Ruling says the cross violates Frances’s separation of Church and state.