Religion in different countries

Religion in Slovenia

As a democratic country, Slovenia guarantees the right to freedom of religion.

Religion in Slovakia

Slovakia is generally a religious country of Christian religion. The latest research results show that 84% of inhabitants are religious and Christians attend Masse and practice their religion in everyday life.

Religion in Myanmar

The main religions of the country are Buddhism (89.2%), Christianity (5.0%), Islam (3.8%), Hinduism (0.5%), Spiritualism (1.2%) and others (0.2%). Religious intolerance or discrimination on grounds of religion is nonexistent in the Union of Myanmar throughout its long history.

Religions in Mongolia

Traditionally, Mongols practiced Shamanism, worshipping the Blue Sky. However, Tibetan Buddhism (also called Vajrayana Buddhism) gained more popularity after it was introduced in 16th century.

Religion In Estonia

Since the 16th century, Estonia has been a predominantly protestant (Lutheran) country. Baltic Germans built most of the country’s churches. Up until the 19th century, the church was the only source of education in the countryside and few villages are without an architecturally impressive church at its centre.

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.

Religion in Sweden

While Sweden is a very secular nation, the many church buildings across the country bear witness to the long historical presence of the Christian faith.

Religion in San Marino

Religion in San Marino is an important part of the lifestyle of the people in the country. Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion in the country and most of the people are followers of the same religion.

Religion in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has one of the least religious populations on Earth. Historically, the Czech people have been characterised as "tolerant and even indifferent towards religion".

Religion of Montenegro

Most Montenegrin inhabitants are Orthodox Christians, followers of the Serbian Orthodox Church's Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Montenegrin Orthodox Church.

Religion of Croatia

For many people, Catholicism is a symbol of nationality even though they may not attend mass or participate in other religious activities or ceremonies. Most young people are baptized, and most marriages are conducted in a church. Other religions include Eastern or Serbian Orthodox, Islam, Judaism, and Protestantism. Since the war, there has been a more visible presence of Protestant missionaries, including members of the Church of the Latter Day Saints and Jehovah's Witness. There is some interest in Eastern religions, such as Buddhism, among young adults.

Religions in France

The citizens of France have a constitutional right of freedom to practice any religion that interests them. Though the early history of France depicts a strong compulsion of practicing Christianity as the religion of state, in modern France, all such regulations have been abolished, making France a truly secular nation.

Finland Religion

Finland is a free society. Finland religion exhibits differences like Christianity, Hindus and Muslims. There are significant numbers of atheists, who belong to no religion.

Religions and churches in Ukraine

As with most European countries, Ukrainians were originally a pagan nation of idol worshippers. In 988 AD, Prince Vladimir the Great of Kiev accepted Orthodox Christianity and brought the entire country under the influence of the Byzantine Empire. The period was characterized by mass baptisms, when many of the Prince’s subjects converted to Christianity. Despite changes over the past 1000 years, Ukrainian Orthodox Christianity remains the main religion of Ukraine today, with some 70% of Ukrainians still claiming to belong to this faith. However, there are a number of other religions in Ukraine.

Religion of Serbia

Serbia religions include the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Muslim Community of Serbia that is mostly Sunni, the Jews, the Native minority following regional faith, and the Eastern Orthodox church.