Latin Americans defecting to Protestantism

Latin Americans defecting to Protestantism
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A new survey by the respected Chilean polling firm Latinobarómetro finds Latin America now to be only 59 per cent Catholic, down from 80 per cent in 1995.

Just five decades ago, in 1970, Latin America was 92 per cent Catholic. Mexicans, Argentines and Brazilians, for example, were born into the Catholic church and lived out their lives as Catholics.

However, after a half-century of precipitous decline, Latin America will no longer be majority Catholic by 2030.

Latin Americans have been defecting to Protestantism for decades. Now many are rejecting organised religion altogether…

2 Comments

  • Link Hudson
    Reply May 9, 2019

    Link Hudson

    Looks interesting but the link after I click the link does not appear tobe up.

    • Troy Day
      Reply May 9, 2019

      Troy Day

      opens fine – here is the OP from the article

      A new survey by the respected Chilean polling firm Latinobarómetro finds Latin America now to be only 59 per cent Catholic, down from 80 per cent in 1995.

      Just five decades ago, in 1970, Latin America was 92 per cent Catholic. Mexicans, Argentines and Brazilians, for example, were born into the Catholic church and lived out their lives as Catholics.

      However, after a half-century of precipitous decline, Latin America will no longer be majority Catholic by 2030.

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