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How to read a persecution news story

Any of you who regularly follow persecution news may find that it gets hard to read after a while. In response to reader requests on how to deal with so much horrific news – one becomes either despondent or desensitised – I’ll share how I handle it.

Editor, Morning Star News

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The horror of some of the stories, along with the sense of helplessness they leave in their wake, can be wearying. I’ve heard many a reader sigh that they just don’t want to read it any more; it’s too depressing. Imagine what it’s like, then, for a journalist to write about and edit it for 14 years.