Hundreds of Christians convert to Islam in Turkey
June 05, 2014
Nearly 800 persons, three-quarters of them Christian, have converted to Islam in Turkey over the past five months, according to a report from the Fides news agency.
616 of the 779 conversions were from Christianity. A significant number of converts are foreigners living in Turkey, including 150 Germans and 52 Russians.
Turkey, a nation of 81 million, is 99.8% Muslim.