Wednesday, August 16, 2006

For a global perspective, look to the next pew
Increasingly, immigrants expand the area's congregations, a census survey shows
Pioneer Press

If you want confirmation that the Twin Cities is becoming more diverse every day, go to church.
Catholic churches now offer 23 Spanish Masses, compared with nine offered two decades ago.

Holy Apostle Episcopal in St. Paul, once in danger of closing, now is thinking about expanding to accommodate a burgeoning rush of new parishioners, almost all Hmong.

Zion Lutheran Church shares space with a group of Sudanese who worship in a combination of Arabic and English.
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