Posts Tagged ‘Christian Europe’

Where are the world’s most committed Christians Comments 0

Monday, August 27th, 2018
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A newly published study by the Pew Research Center shows Christians in Africa and Latin America tend to pray more frequently, attend religious services more regularly and consider religion more important in their lives than Christians elsewhere in the world. But the United States also have comparatively high levels of committed Christians. The study analysed Read more

Slow evaporation of Christianity in Western Europe Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Western Europe, cradle of Protestantism and historical seat of Catholicism, has become one of the most secular regions in the world. This was confirmed by a survey study promoted by the US Pew Research Center on religious faith and practice in Western European countries. The percentage of lapsed Christians is increasing and a look at Read more

Sagrada Família fills me with hope for Europe Comments 0

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

The exterior of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona is a bit loopy, but the interior is so awe-inspiring that it could win over future generations to Christianity. I went to Barcelona by chance. My brother’s wife and daughters had been delighted by this elegant city in northern Spain and especially by the basilica of the Read more

Europe more secular because of Muslim immigration Comments 1

Friday, June 21st, 2013

The European relationship between religion, law and politics is a strange creature. Religious influence over political life is weaker in Europe than in almost any other part of the world. To adapt the phrase first used by Alastair Campbell when he was spokesman for the British prime minister Tony Blair, politicians in Europe generally ‘don’t Read more