National church official speaks in Defiance

By JACK PALMER Staff Writer Published:

There is great concern about the future of Christianity in Iraq, a national church official told The Crescent-News during an exclusive interview Thursday afternoon. There are Christians in the Middle East and people often overlook that, said Dr. Peter Makari, Middle East and Europe area executive for Global Ministries, a division of the United Church of Christ. Their safety varies from place to place.