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Jordan: an oasis for Arab Christians

Less than an hour by car from where St. John baptized Jesus in the River Jordan, there’s a city where the Christian message is vividly alive. Love is bravely besting fear in Amman, a sprawling city that’s absorbed approximately 1 million refugees, from the north (Syria) and east (Iraq), as well as from violence-racked Libya to the west, and Yemen to the south. [1]