August 9, 2012
Gathering of Evangelical Roma in U.K. Reveals Gipsy Prejudice
English nobleman apologizes for hosting Christian gypsy convention.
An English nobleman has apologized to his neighbors for allowing thousands of evangelical Roma, commonly known as "gypsies," to hold a convention on his property.
The week-long Light and Life Gipsy Church convention, held annually since the 1950s, changes location every year and features Bible studies and prayer meetings under a tent. The event usually "attracts hostility" between local villagers and visiting Roma, reports The Telegraph.
This year's event at Carlton Towers in North Yorkshire proved no different.
CT has reported on the Roma revival as Christianity continues to thrive among gypsies despite continued prejudices against them.