How Gypsies have moved from fortune-telling to fervent Christianity

How Gypsies have moved from fortune-telling to fervent Christianity
 

At a time when large numbers of people are drifting away from formal religion, one church is bucking the trend. Huge numbers of Gypsies and travellers in England now say they've joined a new movement called Light and Life. Those who join have given up drinking alcohol and fortune-telling, and many have even abandoned their traditional Catholic faith.
The movement, which is Gypsy-led, has grown rapidly in the past 30 years - it says up to 40% of British Gypsies belong to it. There's no way to prove that claim, but most Gypsies and travellers will agree that there is a surge in people... read more

 
20 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: BBC
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