Italy grants legal recognition to Orthodox, Pentecostals, Mormons
Catholic World News - September 19, 2012
Italy’s government has conferred official recognition for the first time upon Orthodox, Pentecostal, and Mormon churches, responding to a lobbying effort than began in the 1990s.
There are an estimated 1.4 million Orthodox in Italy, and that number is rapidly growing with the influx of migrants from eastern Europe. There are about 500,000 Pentecostals and 25,000 Mormons.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($162,320 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!