Might Petra be the Place of Safety?

 Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

The Bible teaches that a portion of the Christians will be protected in a wilderness area during the Great Tribulation. Might this place be Petra in Jordan? Which places do the show can and cannot be the place of safety? Is the idea of Christians fleeing to an area with caves during the reign of the Beast and Antichrist an old one or a modern invention? Which Christians get this protection and which do not? Will those who do not go be subject to persecution? Do Catholic prophecies warn against this place of protection?

Article of related interest is titled There is a Place of Safety for the Philadelphians. Why it May Be Petra http://www.cogwriter.com/place.htm