Thursday, March 6, 2008
White House Concerned about Jordan's Expulsion of Evangelicals
WHITE HOUSE - The White House is voicing concern about the expulsion of dozens of evangelical Christians from Jordan.Last month, Jordan's foreign minister said Americans and other foreign Christians were expelled for proselytizing in the predominantly Muslim nation. The expulsions reportedly included pastors, missionaries and students at the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary.White House Press Secretary Dana Perino says President Bush believes missionaries in Jordan should be able to work freely, since the country has a long history of religious tolerance.However, White House aides could not say if the president raised the issue Tuesday during his White House meetings and lunch with Jordan's King Abdullah.
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