Sunday, June 14, 2015

Christianity struggles as nonbelievers grow

From Central NY-

The U.S. is in the midst of a religious transition, and Central New York is no exception to these changes.

The Pew Research Center recently released a report, “America’s Changing Religious Landscape,” that highlights the changes in religious populations across the nation.

The report’s main focus is that the Christian population is declining while those who are religiously unaffiliated are growing.

More than 35,000 U.S. adults were surveyed in 2014, and the results were compared to a similar Pew survey in 2007.

“(The report) doesn’t say anything new, nothing that we didn’t already know,” said Bishop Gladstone Adams of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York, a mainline Protestant organization.


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