Friday 17 September 2021

Panama “Most” Catholic Of Central America

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Panama is the Central American country with the most number of Roman Catholics, this according to the latest results of the report on global Catholicism by the Pew Research Centre, a nonpartisan source of data and analysis.

42-23034470The study, produced in 2010, focuses on the size, distribution and evolution of the Catholic faith around the world.

The Pew Research indicates that more than seven out every 10 persons (74%) in Panama consider themselves “strong” members of the Roman Catholic Church, for a total of 2.6 million Catholic faithfuls.

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Following in second place is Costa Rica (68%) with an estimated 3.1 million Catholic population; Nicaragua (59%) in third place with 3.3 million Catholics; Guatemala (58%) is in fourth place with 8.3 million Catholic faithfuls; Belize (52%) with 160.000 Catholics; El Salvador (51%) with 3.1 million Catholics; and Honduras (50%) with 3.8 million.

The report on the size and distribution of the world’s Christian population is a comprehensive demographic study of more than 200 countries finds that there are 2.18 billion Christians of all ages around the world, representing nearly a third of the estimated 2010 global population of 6.9 billion. Christians are also geographically widespread – so far-flung, in fact, that no single continent or region can indisputably claim to be the center of global Christianity.


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