Hundreds of Muslims converting to Christianity in Finland, churches say

Joseph Hartropp

Source: Christian Today

August 16, 2017

Finland has reportedly seen a flood of conversions from Islam to Christianity, with hundreds of asylum seekers from the Middle East turning to the Christian faith, officials in the Evangelical Lutheran community said.

Helsinki's Lutheran Cathedral. Helsinki's Lutheran Cathedral.
    

Evangelical Lutheran parishes have begun establishing confirmation classes for Muslim immigrants who want to become Christians. Exact figures on the number of recent Muslim converts aren't available since such records aren't kept – but conservative estimates on the number suggest several hundred in recent years within the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church, according to the Finnish news source Yle Uutiset.

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Joseph Hartropp

Christian Today

8/16/2017

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