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The Source: Religiously Unaffiliated Outnumbering Catholics In Recent Poll

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Another survey of 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.  

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

Guests:

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

 
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Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive