Growing number of ex-Muslim asylum seekers baptised
by The Guardian, by Nazia Parveen
Source: Anglican Communion News Service
The congregation of St Mark’s church in Stoke-on-Trent are in tears. The old walls are amplifying a booming version of the traditional Christian hymn Thanks to God as an hour-long baptism ceremony draws to a close. It’s a powerful, emotive rendition, yes, but the tears are for something else.