Religion in Paraguay

Religion in Paraguay

The religious identities of the people of Paraguay, or Religion in Paraguay for short, have since national independence been oriented towards the Christian faith, and specifically the Roman Catholic Church. In the most recent census (2002), Paraguayans of all ages 10 and older had their religious identities enumerated, and 89.6% were classified as Catholics.

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Peru Religion

Peru Religion

Peru Religion is varied and multiple. Christianity in Peru religion is a heritage of the Spanish conquest and for this cause Peru is chiefly a Catholic country. Roman Catholicism is the official religion of Peru.

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Religion of the Pitcairn Islands

Religion of the Pitcairn Islands

A successful Seventh-day Adventist mission in the 1890s was important in shaping Pitcairn society. In recent years, the church has declined, with only about eight islanders worshipping regularly, but most of them still attend church on special occasions. The Sabbath is observed as a day of rest and as a mark of respect for observant Adventists.

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Religion in Portugal

Religion in Portugal

Portugal has no official religion. The most predominant religion in Portugal is Roman Catholicism.

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Qatar and Religion

Qatar and Religion

Little is known of Qatar's early history although Qatar was respectively inhabited by stone age people, the Kingdom of Dilmun, probably visited by the Greeks and Romans and periodically by travelling nomads.

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Religion in Rwanda

The most recent statistics on religion in Rwanda were published by the US Government in 2013, yet the source information dates back to the national Census of 2002, which reports that: 56.9% of the Rwanda's population is Roman Catholic, 26% is Protestant, 11.1% is Seventh-day Adventist, 4.6% is Muslim (mainly Sunni), 1.7% claims no religious affiliation, and 0.1% practices traditional indigenous beliefs.

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Religion in Samoa

Religion in Samoa

Religion in Samoa encompasses a range of groups, but 98% of the population of Samoa is Christian.The following is a distribution of Christian groups as of 2011 (the most recent census available): Congregational Christian (32 percent), Roman Catholic (19 percent), LDS (15 percent), Methodist (14 percent), Assemblies of God (8 percent) and Seventh-day Adventist (4 percent).

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Religion in São Tomé and Príncipe

Religion in São Tomé and Príncipe

Almost all residents belong to the Roman Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, or Seventh-day Adventist churches, which in turn retain close ties with churches in Portugal. There is a small but growing Muslim population.

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Religion in Saudi Arabia

Religion in Saudi Arabia

There are about 25 million people who are Muslim, or 97% of the total population. Data for Saudi Arabia comes primarily from general population surveys, which are less reliable than censuses or large-scale demographic and health surveys for estimating minority-majority ratios.

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Religion in Scotland

Religion in Scotland

The Church of Scotland (often referred to as The Kirk) is the national church of Scotland. Although it is the established church, it is not subject to state control. It differs from the Church of England in that it has a Presbyterian form of church governance. The Scots are proud of the fact that the Scottish Reformation took place at a grassroots level, unlike in England, where the Reformation was a politically motivated, top-down reform.

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