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Religion of Latvia

The main religion traditionally practised in Latvia is Christianity, with no single church predominating: most Latvian Christians follow Latvian Orthodoxy, Lutheranism or Roman Catholicism. In addition, a large proportion of the country claim to practise no religion.

Religion in Cape Verde

More than 93% of the population of Cape Verde is nominally Roman Catholic, according to an informal poll taken by local churches. About 5% of the population is Protestant. The largest Protestant denomination is the Church of the Nazarene.

Religion in Cameroon

Christianity and Islam are the two main religions in Cameroon. Christian churches and Muslim centres of various denominations operate freely throughout Cameroon.

Religion in Papua New Guinea

Religion in Papua New Guinea is predominantly Christian with traditional animism and ancestor worship still found in some places. The courts and government in both theory and practice uphold a constitutional right to freedom of speech, thought, and belief.

Religion in Zimbabwe

It is estimated that between 60 and 70 percent of Zimbabweans belong to mainstream Western Christian denominations such as Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism, and Methodism; however, over the years a variety of indigenous churches and groups have emerged from these mainstream denominations.Charismatic Evangelical denominations, primarily Pentecostal churches and apostolic groups, were the fastest growing religious classifications in the years 2000 to 2009.

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).

Religion in New Caledonia

Half of the population is С, including most of the Europeans, Uveans, and Vietnamese and half of the Melanesian and Tahitian minorities.

Religion in Palau

Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion in Palau; approximately 65% of the population are members. Estimates of other religious groups with a sizable membership include the Evangelical Church, 2,000; Seventh-day Adventists, 1,000; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), 300; and Jehovah's Witnesses, 90.

Religion in Nauru

In Nauru, an island country in Micronesia, Nauru Congregational Church is the largest religion, encompassing 35.71% of the population, as of the 2011 census.

Religion in New Zealand

Religion in New Zealand was originally dominated by Māori religion prior to European colonization. Missionaries such as Samuel Marsden then converted most Māori to Christianity, which remains the dominant religion in New Zealand to this day. However, many other religions have become established as well due to immigration and dispersal of culture.

Religion in Marshall Islands

Most Marshallese are Protestants, and as a whole they are very religious. While the largest church in the nation is the United Church of Christ, there are many other Protestant denominations represented, like Assembly of God, Baptist, Seventh Day Adventists. The Catholic Church also has established a strong presence in the islands. In recent years, the Church of Latter-day Saints has also become established. Sundays are set aside for rest and relaxation and attending church services.

Religion in the Federated States of Micronesia

Several Protestant denominations, as well as the Roman Catholic Church, are active in every Micronesian state. Most Protestant groups trace their roots to American Congregationalist missionaries. On the island of Kosrae, the population is approximately 7,800; (95% Protestant). On Pohnpei, the population of 35,000 is evenly divided between Protestants and Catholics (50% catholic & 50% Protestant).

Religion in Kyrgyzstan

Alongside Islam the Kyrgyz tribes also practiced totemism, the recognition of spiritual kinship with a particular type of animal.

Religion in Cyprus

The majority religion in Cyprus is that of Greek Orthodox Christianity. According to 'Operation World' 2001 edition, 74% of people in Cyprus consider themselve to be Greek Orthodox.

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.