Religions of Albania

Religions of Albania

Historically, Islam has been the majority religion of Albania, despite Communist efforts to enforce an atheistic, secular state. In 1967, the government closed more than 2,100 mosques, churches, monasteries, and other places of worship and declared the country an atheist state.

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Religion of Antigua and Barbuda

Religion of Antigua and Barbuda

Seventy-four percent of Antiguans are Christians, with the Anglican denomination (about 44%) being the largest. Other Christian denominations present are Baptists, Presbyterians and Catholics.

Non-Christian religions practiced in the islands include the Rastafari Movement, Islam, Judaism and the Baha'i Faith.

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Religion in Australia

Religion in Australia

Religion in Australia is diverse. The Constitution of Australia of 1901 prohibits the Commonwealth government from establishing a church or interfering with the freedom of religion; however, the country is predominantly Christian.

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Religion of Austria

Religion of Austria

Religion of Austria is largely Roman Catholic in nature with staunch orthodoxy prevailing in the lives of the countrymen for long period of time. Its history can be traced back as early as 16 th and 17 th centuries in the Habsburg Dynasty when severe conflict existed between the two main Christian communities the Roman Catholics and Protestants. The Habsburg monarchs were strong supporters of Catholicism, which helped it to continue as the principal religion of Austria.

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Religion in Benin

Religion in Benin

According to the 2002 census, 27.1 percent of the population of Benin is Roman Catholic, 24.4 percent Muslim (mainly Sunni), 17.3 percent Vodun, 5 percent Celestial Christian, 3.2 percent Methodist, 7.5 percent other Christian denominations, 6 percent other African Traditional Religion groups, 1.9 percent other religious groups, and 6.5 percent claim no religious affiliation.

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Religion in Botswana

Religion in Botswana

An estimated 70 percent of Botswana citizens identify themselves as Christians. Anglicans, Methodists, and the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa make up the majority of Christians.

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Brazilian religion

Brazilian religion

Brazilian religion is more than just a belief system; it is the center of much of the Brazilian culture and social system.

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Religion in Burkina Faso

Religion in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is religiously diverse society with Islam being the dominant religion. According to recent census (2006) conducted by Government of Burkina Faso, 60.5% of the population adheres to Islam.

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Religion in Burundi

Religion in Burundi

According to recent estimates by CIA, about 75 percent of the population of Burundi is Christian (60% being Roman Catholic, 15% being Protestant) and between 2 to 5 percent are Muslim (mainly Sunni). The remainder practise indigenous religions i.e., Animism or have no religious affiliation.

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Religion in Cambodia

Religion in Cambodia

Thearavada Buddhism is the official religion in Cambodia which is practiced by 95 percent of the population-- just like that of Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka.

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