Changes in Worldwide Friends Since 2007

An Interview with Robin Mohr Friends World Committee for Consultation has recently published its updated census of Friends throughout the world. What trends did you find since the last chart in 2007? One trend is that the growth of Friends has largely been among Evangelical Friends in Asia, Europe, and Africa. The most unexpected area is Asia and the West Pacific, where Quaker numbers almost doubled. Numerically speaking, Taiwan and Nepal are both now among the top ten countries of Friends in the world. The number of African Friends continues to grow. One of the fastest‐growing places is🔒

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Robin Mohr is executive secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation-Section of the Americas, located online at fwccamericas.org. Their website VoicesofFriends.org has resources for both new seekers and long-time Friends.

Posted in: May 2013: Focus on the Arts, Q&A
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