An increasing number of asylum-seekers and refugees, particularly from Iran, are converting to the Church of Denmark.

At least 110 asylum-seekers and refugees converted to Christianity in Denmark between December 2015 and February 2016, according to new figures from the Church of Denmark.

"This is a completely new situation and one that has also taken place in several areas," Carsten Ørum Jørgensen, a priest at Nørrelandskirken in Holstebro who has baptised 31 asylum-seekers since December, told DR Nyheder.

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