Who wins in the Northeast, where, according to the PRRI American Values Atlas, 26 percent of residents are white Catholics, and 21 percent are unaffiliated? Of course, if the white and Hispanic and other Catholics join forces, the unaffiliateds are outnumbers and surrounded.
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And the most religiously diverse region is…
…not us. It’s Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan. And even more interesting, in this round-up at Vox? Maybe the most surprising thing here is that most of the US’s religious diversity comes not from religious minorities, who in total are only 5.3 percent of the population, but from the 16 percent of Americans who are unaffiliated. It’s …
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Protestants rule the 114th U.S. Congress
Check out the religions professed by members of the 114th Congress, which convened today. Boiled down, there’s a boatload of Protestants and scarce any unaffiliateds, though that’s a growing demographic worldwide. You can read more here. For a little more information on the new Congress, go here. For a somewhat opposing view, go here.
The nones are growing
People who check “none” for religious affiliation now account for 19 percent of the population — the highest percentage recorded, according to some Pew Research Center for the People and the Press numbers. This news was from the great work by USA Today’s Cathy Grossman. And, as a side note, read about the new knowers/not …