The latest official figures, published in July, show that only one in five practice Catholicism, while atheism exceeds 16%.
On the first Sunday in September, I had an interview appointment with one of the pastors at The Brooklyn Tabernacle.
In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
Neo-paganist and humanist movements find their place as a reaction to Christianity. Migrants have changed the landscape of a country in which most are still registered as Lutherans.
According to a report by the US embassy in the country, they increased from 12% in 2008 to 26%-30% in 2020. It is the faith that has grown the most.
A survey identifies the interests, difficulties and hopes of young people, with religion playing a much less relevant role than in previous generations.
The Talking Jesus research analyses “the evangelism landscape in the UK today”. 42% say they are non-practising Christians and 16% identify as agnostics or atheists.
A report finds that the pandemic has accelerated the loss of religiosity in Spanish society, especially among those under the age of 34.
A 2022 report by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity shows that Pentecostals are the fastest growing Christian denomination worldwide.
The evangelical faith, while feeling totally part of the history of the faithful church, is ultimately submitted to Scripture alone.
The President of the Moroccan Christian Union explains why, although the change of government has raised expectations, many Christians remain cautious.
Apologetics that is targeted on atheism is only reaching a tiny proportion of Europe’s population. The much greater challenge is reaching the huge number of unbelieving Europeans who are indifferent to Christianity and consider religion an irrelevance in modern life.
New official data show that evangelicals have multiplied eightfold in the last 20 years. The evangelical places of worship keep growing, there are over 4,200 throughout Spain.
A survey of the Swiss Federal Statistical Office shows that the membership of traditional religions has decreased in the country in the last 5 years.
The film is based upon Fellowship for Performing Arts’ one man stage play that tells the British author’s journey from atheism to Christianity.
Everything started in 1962, when Pasolini was invited to a debate series. In his hotel room he found a Gospel according to Matthew which greatly impressed him, and he decided to turn into a film.
The focus of this paper is a brief Christian critique of Pullman’s views on religion, especially as he expresses them in his book His Dark Materials.
The population that identifies as non-religious has grown by about 10% in Morocco, a survey says. Disillusionment and a waning trust in religious leaders are among the main reasons.
Switzerland is rapidly leaving behind its Christian roots, but secularisation opens new opportunities to share Jesus, says Andi Bachmann-Roth of the national Evangelical Alliance.
As the second-century Christian apologist Athenagoras states, early Christians were accused of three crimes: cannibalism, incest, and atheism.
Terry English, of youth ministry Josiah Venture, says discipling young people is “walking alongside them, helping them understand that their faith is about a relationship with Christ”.
A report of the ‘Observatory of Laicité’ says the right to express one’s beliefs in public is protected by “internal and international laws”. Evangelicals are the faith group with the highest percentage of practicing believers.
Only 2 in 10 Spaniards are practicing Catholics, according to official statistics. Half of young people identify as either Atheists, Agnostics or indifferent.
The legal attempt to take the Christian phrase off bills and coins has been rejected by the Supreme Court. Atheist activists have lost other similar appeals in the last years.
In the science vs faith debate, each side seems oblivious to the quotes opposing its views, which allows the “ping-pong quote” to go on forever.