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  1. -04-14-07 More Hispanics in the U.S. Are Abandoning Church (Chicago Tribune)
      "A wave of research shows that increasing percentages of Hispanics are abandoning church, suggesting to researchers that along with assimilation comes a measure of secularization." 04-07

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  1. -Editorial: Where Was God in Aurora? (CNN News)
      "The underlying concern here has vexed theologians for centuries: How can evil happen in a world that is lorded over by a good and all-powerful God? As CNN's readers struggled to make sense of God's presence (or absence) in the Aurora, Colorado, massacre, I counted seven different answers to this question: 07-12

  2. Beliefs in Heaven (ABC News)
      "Nearly nine out of 10 people in the United States say they believe in heaven, according to a recent ABC News poll. But what exactly do people think of when they think of an afterlife and what do they believe is required to get there?" 04-06

  3. Major Religions of the World Ranked by Number of Adherents (Adherents.com)
      "Sizes shown are approximate estimates, and are here mainly for the purpose of ordering the groups, not providing a definitive number." Approximately a third (33%) are Christians, a fifth (21%) are Muslims, a sixth (16%) are nonreligious, a sixth (14%) are Hindu, a twentieth are Buddhist, and one fifth of one percent are Jewish. In other words, over 50% of the people on earth consider themselves either Christians or Muslims and 30% consider themselves either Hindu or nonreligious. 12-05

   
   


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