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Hundreds of Christians convert to Islam in Turkey

Turkey, a nation of 81 million, is 99.8% Muslim.

Source : Fides / 06 Jun 2014

According to the information reported in the Turkish press and from the General Secretariat of Religious Affairs in Turkey, 779 people residing in the Country have converted to Islam since the beginning of 2014. 

The overwhelming majority of the converts were Christians (616) while the former atheists are only 21, 3 former Hindu and those from Judaism and 132 new Muslims who previously belonged to other religions. A significant number of converts are foreigners living in Turkey, including 150 Germans and 52 Russians.

Turkey, a nation of 81 million, is 99.8% Muslim.

 

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