U.S. Catholic Population Sees Growth in Newest Religion Census

Catholic Census

In the past ten years, the number of Catholics in the United States has grown by two million people, according to a new census. With nearly 62 million people, it is the largest religious body in 36 states. The U.S. Religion Census is conducted by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies every 10 years. Its latest report was released last month. The survey found the South now has more Catholics than any other region in the United States. 

The religion census reported on other Christian denominations and religious groups. It found almost 21.1 million nondenominational Christians, 17.6 million Southern Baptist adherents, and 8 million United Methodists.
Read more about the census here.

December 9, 2022 - 12:00pm

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