BUCHAREST, Romania — In some European countries, public expressions of Christianity still dignify daily life.
Standing near an Orthodox church in downtown Bucharest, people, old and young, make the sign of the cross as they pass this sacred site.
Even people tumbling from a public bus manage to cross themselves, recognizing God in the church.
In important ways, Christianity is thriving in post-Communist Romania.
Leaders of the Roman Catholic and Greek Catholic Churches (representing about 8% of the population according to the 2011 census) say participation has exploded when measured by baptisms, weddings, Sunday attendance, and vocations.
Church properties once shuttered have been...READ MORE