NEWS STORY: Russian Pentecostal congregation seeks asylum in United States

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c. 1999 Religion News Service MOSCOW _ Over 300 members of an embattled Pentecostal church in a remote Russian city are seeking political refugee status in the United States, citing”growing threats of physical punishment and pogroms”from local law enforcement officials. While U.S. law gives priority to persecuted Jews, Pentecostals and Greek Catholics seeking to emigrate […]

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