|World Watch List Rank||World Watch List Score|
|President Juan Manuel Santos||49 million | 46.6 million Christians|
|Christianity (Roman Catholicism)||Republic|
|WWL Rank in 2017||Persecution Level|
Christians are seen as a threat to the activities of these organisations as they represent an alternative way to behave in society. Church services are monitored and Christians who speak out against these groups are targeted. In indigenous communities, conversion from traditional beliefs is not tolerated. Christians are excluded from basic social services and even expelled from their communities.
Open Doors strengthens the persecuted church in Colombia through:
The Open Doors Children's Center, which provides a place of protection for children whose families have been threatened or displaced by guerrillas, as well as those who are at risk of being recruited
Emergency persecution relief aid.