Photo Gallery: A Changing Church

A series of pictures of the changing church in Nigeria
Oct 16, 2003 10:28 PM EDT

The growth of Christianity is changing the complexion and practice of the Christian faith and other religions in a fervid competition for souls, generating new tremors in places like Nigeria, which are already marbled with ethnic and political fault lines, and causing schisms between the old Christians of the north and the newer ones of the south. It is also beginning to be felt in the political life of these countries.