Protestants No Longer A Majority In the U.S.

Posted by | October 9, 2012 13:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

By: Cheston Catalano

The Pew Study on Religion & Public Life shows the percentage of adult Protestants in the U.S. is now 48%, the lowest on record.

Among the reasons for the change are the growth in nondenominational Christians who can no longer be categorized as Protestant, and a spike in the number of American adults who say they have no religion….about 20 percent of Americans say they have no religious affiliation, an increase from 15 percent in the last five years.

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By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.

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