New immigrants, guest workers alter face of Church in Holy Land
Catholic World News - October 27, 2011
While many Arab Christians leave Israel each year, the ranks of Catholics in the Holy Land are being filled by new immigrants. Guest workers from the Philippines and India, along with refugees from troubled African countries, are filling the pews--and bringing new pastoral challenges for Church leaders.
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