The Deputy General Secretary of the World Evangelical Alliance, Thomas Schirrmacher, has given a positive review of the Pope’s visit in Ajerbaijan. With his visit, the Pope encouraged the small number of Christians there and has made clear that he not only travels where he is guaranteed the approval of the masses.
Dialog with other churches and religions represented in the country of Azerbaijan is anything but easy – as was previously the case in Georgia, where Pope Francis had been the day before. It is estimated that there are 7,000 Protestants and 400 Catholics in Azerbaijan. (Read more …)