In the Southern European country, evangelical churches are the religious minority that grows the most, nearly tripling the presence of Muslim worship places.
A “first of its kind” survey conducted in France shows that evangelicals are more interested in environmental care than the average population.
More than half of those who leave Roman Catholicism in the region turn to evangelical churches, finds a survey.
The latest official figures, published in July, show that only one in five practice Catholicism, while atheism exceeds 16%.
42% of young people do not consider themselves religious, finds the newest official survey. Islam is clearly on the rise.
The United Bible Societies statistics show that the upward trend of last year continued. Most Bibles were distributed in Spanish and English.
Gen Zers believe more in heaven and hell, a survey shows.
A survey shows that while most Europeans do not believe in God, those born after 1997 in Sweden, Germany, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Hungary have more faith.
According to research, 44% of Portuguese evangelical churches were started after the year 2001. Many pastors are from Brazil but 7 in 10 new believers are nationals.
In Germany, only 1.6% read the Bible every day, although half of the population is a member of one of the historic churches.
This is an increase of 17% over the previous year. Half were early medical abortions at home, a practice only legalised in the UK after the pandemic.
Official statistics conclude that free evangelical Christians (below 5%) pray and attend worship services more than other faith groups.
A survey in 15 countries also shows that Gen Zers are twice as likely as Millennials to identify as transgender.
In the Paris area, the number of those who identify as believers is significantly higher than elsewhere.
Almost 3,000 people requested euthanasia in 2022. Most were over 70 and had terminal cancer, but 17% “were not expected to die in the foreseeable future”, says official report.
The mainline EKD loses 2.9% of its membership in only one year. For the first time, the figure exceeds the number of deaths of members.
An independent commission documented cases since the 1950s. Eight in ten abusers were priests and most of the victims were boys aged 10-14.
Final statistics of 2022 confirm that most families have seen huge increases in products such as milk and cereals. A look at salaries and the access to housing shows massive inequalities between European Union countries.
A survey shows that Roman Catholics decline the most and go to church the least. Over half of Protestants attend church at least once a month.
According to the government, Christians were 1.9% of the population in 2021.
The trends in other European countries do not follow the same pattern.
The official figure of the latest census shows that Cardiff is the only city with more than 5% of LGB+ people. Around 0.5% of the population identifies as transgender.
62% believe “science can give answers to all the big problems of the 21st century” but 51% do not see a conflict with religion.
Official data show a slight upturn in abortions. 90% of them were “at the woman's request”.
A survey published by the Theos think tank also shows that 64% believe that “there are some things that science will never be able to explain”.