Why Italy

A nation that is Christian in name only and in desperate need of hearing the gospel


witches and fortune tellers

Approximately 100,000 people throughout the country are believed to be practicing magicians (psychics, witches, and fortune tellers). This is more than the number of Catholic priests and 324 times the number of evangelical missionaries.

million residents 2000 christians

The northeastern Veneto region with the cities of Venice, Padova, and Verona has almost 4.5 million residents, but no more than 2,000 evangelical Christians.

of Italy’s 33,500 communities

Only 1,500 of Italy’s 33,500 communities have an established evangelical witness.

students in 94 universities

Only 350 people are actively involved in sharing the gospel with 1,850,000 students all over Italy.