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Catholicism and Irreligiosity in Society; Catholicism and Irreligiosity in Congress

Percent of Americans who indicate they are “Atheist,” “Agnostic,” or “Nothing in Particular” when asked to identify their religion in the 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Survey: 22.8%

Rank of Atheism/Agnostic/Nothing in American religious identifications: #2 (behind Protestant)

Percent of Americans who indicate they are “Catholic” when asked to identify their religion in the 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Survey: 20.8%

Rank of Catholicism in American religious identifications: #3 (behind Atheist/Agnostic/Nothing)

Number of bills before the U.S. Congress featuring the word “Catholic”: 10

Number of bills before the U.S. Congress featuring the words “Atheist,” “Agnostic,” “Irreligious” or “Non-Religious”: 1

2 thoughts on “Catholicism and Irreligiosity in Society; Catholicism and Irreligiosity in Congress”

  1. Daniel Kenny says:

    Well, we have a nice variety of Christian churches in our society and I think that this is good. Merry Christmas

  2. Ella says:

    That is an encouraging trend. Thank you.

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