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Catholic representation in US Congress remains at 31%

January 03, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Catholics account for 31% of the members of the new US Congress, the Pew Forum reports. That figure is unchanged from the last Congress. (Catholics make up 21% of the overall US population.) There are 141 self-identified Catholics in the House of Representatives and 22 in the Senate. Catholics, who make up 32% of the House, but just 22% of the Senate. 21% of population 163 in all; 22 in SEnate Prods at 55%, but largest denomination (baptis) at 14

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