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Arab Christians, Minorities Reshaping U.S. Enclaves

  • Religion Today
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2011 Nov 14
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Arab Christians and religious minorities from the Middle East, fleeing war and persecution by Muslim extremists, are taking refuge in small communities all across the United States, reports OneNewsNow.com. In New Mexico, Jordanian immigrants attend an Arabic-language mass; in Massachusetts, Iraqi refugees hold baptisms in a pond; in West Virginia, Lebanese-Americans have helped raise nearly $2 million for church renovations. The immigrants are bringing war-torn families back together, reviving dormant churches and praying collectively in Aramaic, the language spoken by Jesus. As persecution continues to increase in the Middle East and the number of religious minorities slowly dwindles, religious leaders expect more and more refugees to seek safety in the U.S.