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US church membership down sharply in past 2 decades

April 24, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In a new survey, 50% of Americans say they belong to a church, synagogue, or mosque (down from 70% in 1999), and 77% say they are affiliated with a particular religion (down from 90%). “Twenty years ago, 76% of Catholics belonged to a church; now, 63% do.”

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