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Study emphasizes progress in ending extreme poverty

From the December 19, 2011 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“Ending extreme poverty closer than most realize” The Christian Post. www.christianpost.com. October 20, 2011.


According to a new study, 93 percent of American Christians say they are concerned about global poverty, but many of them are unaware of the progress that has been made in the quest to eliminate poverty worldwide. The study was conducted in September by the Barna Group, which surveyed 1,429 adults in the US with an oversampling of young Christians.