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The Source: Religiously Unaffiliated Outnumbering Catholics In Recent Poll

Another surveyof religion in the U.S. shows a drop off in those who self-identify as Christians, losing as much as 8 percent since 2007, but still making up 70 percent of the country's religious. Meanwhile a growing contingent of those that identify with no religion has grown larger, eclipsing some mainstream groups like Roman Catholics.  


What does the shift mean and how are big denominations trying to recast themselves to attract younger parishioners?


  • Greg Smith, associate director of research at the Pew Research Center and the study's main author
  • Christopher Hale, co-founder of Millenialand a senior fellow at Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good

America’s Changing Religious Landscape by OWNEditor

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