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Russians more likely than other Europeans to believe in God

Catholic World News - May 09, 2011

Two decades after the collapse of Communism, Russians are more likely believe in God than are citizens of any other European nation, according to two recent surveys.

The Public Opinion Fund found that 82% of Russians believe in God, while a recent Ipsos survey put the figure at 56%--higher than that of Poles (51%), Italians (50%), Germans (27%), and Swedes (18%).

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