Thousands Gather at Evangelical Event in Central Park

In The New York Times, Ileana Najarro reports that thousands of people traveled to Central Park Saturday afternoon for “the largest evangelical Christian gathering in New York City since 2005, featuring one of the world’s leading evangelical Christian leaders, the Rev. Luis Palau, a preacher from Argentina.” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed the crowd to New York, referencing the city’s history of religious tolerance. “Here, people of faith, people of every faith, are welcome,” de Blasio said. “That’s why this gathering belongs here.”

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