Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
“I was with Graham in press conferences in places such as Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, and I was really impressed by his capacity to respond with clarity and integrity to the questions of reporters”, writes Samuel Escobar.
Although a postmodern stance toward faith relegates theological issues to the background, they are indispensable for understanding the missionary reality.
The key question is whether Catholicism can consider popular Protestantism as God´s work. It is the same question that many traditional Protestant denominations also ask themselves.
The rapid growth of popular Protestantism has heightened the concerns of the Roman Catholic hierarchies in this region of the world.
In the second century there were commercial links between Gaul, nowadays France, and Syria. Among Syrian merchants, there were believers in Christ who contributed to spreading the Gospel in the European continent.