At a Berlin church, Muslim refugees from Iran converting to Christianity in droves

BERLIN (AP) — Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. “Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?” pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. “Will you break away from Islam?”

“Yes,” Zonoobi fervently replies. Spreading his hands in blessing, Martens then baptizes the man “in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost.”

Mohammed is now Martin — no longer Muslim, but Christian

usnews.com/news/world/articles/2015/09/04/at-a-berlin-church-muslim-refugees-converting-in-droves

This is a very disturbing turn of events. If Muslims were sincerely converting, that would be one thing, but… :frowning:

Outside of one quote by someone who looks like he may have had an axe to grind and the speculation of the reporter only shored up by that one quote, who’s to say that they’re not sincere? Let’s face it, there’s not a lot of conversion opportunities in Iran…

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