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The surprising growth of evangelical churches in France

By: Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN Follow | Juliette LACHARNAY

Although they remain a tiny minority in France, evangelical Christians are growing in number. There were 50,000 evangelical churchgoers back in 1950, but there are nearly 650,000 today, according to the National Council of Evangelicals of France. In evangelical churches, emphasis is placed on personal conversion and a direct relationship with God. FRANCE 24 takes a closer look at their increasing popularity.


A programme prepared by James Vasina, Yong Chim and Gaëlle Essoo.

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