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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Catholic Colombia - 95.00% - - 1992 Morrison, Marion. Colombia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992); pg. 79. "...95% of the people are Roman Catholic. People worship regularly and the church is an important part of family life. "
Catholic Colombia - - 2,813
units
- 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Colombia 32,260,000 91.90% 2,955
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Colombia 33,200,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Colombia 35,547,376 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 95%; Total population: 37,418,290.
Catholic Colombia - - 3,094
units
- 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Colombia - 90.00% - - 1998 "Colombia's Bleeding Church " in Christianity Today (May 18, 1998); pg. 42. "...Colombia, which is more than 90 percent Catholic... "
Catholic Colombia 26,600,000 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies In 1988 estimated at 28 million [total pop.]. Over 95 percent of population Roman Catholic in late 1980s; remainder primarily various Protestant groups.
Catholic Colombia - 93.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Colombia - 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic Colorado 719,000 22.00% - - 1989 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990). [Original sources: Official Catholic Directory, based on parish-level reporting, & U.S. 1989 Statistical Abstract]; pg. 112. Table: "Catholic Population by State "; [Greeley (author) has conduced a somewhat detailed analysis, adding some adjustments to account for statistically observed undercount, plus some other factors.]
Catholic Colorado 482,892 14.66% 286
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Catholic Church.']
Catholic Colorado - 25.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Catholic Colorado 549,654 14.80% 196
units
- 1996 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 432-437. Tables: "Catholic Population of the United States " and "Percentage of Catholics in Total Population in U.S. ". Figures are as of Jan. 1, 1997.
Catholic Colorado - 23.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Catholic "
Catholic Commonwealth of Independent States - 2.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Comoros 5,000 0.77% 3
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Comoros 74,045 14.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 86%, Roman Catholic 14%; Total population: 528,893.
Catholic Comoros Islands 6,750 1.90% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition. BACKGROUND); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 355,000. Independent Comoros (pop. 310,000): Muslims 98%; 520 Christians. Mayotte (pop. 45,000): Muslim 80%; Roman Catholic 15%; Protestant 2%. Most of Protestants are Malagasy people, and largely nominal.
Catholic Comoros Islands - - 4
units
- 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 106, 108. "Location: Comoros Islands "; "The Comoros Archipelago -- comprising Grande Comore (Njazidja), Anjouan (Nzwani), Mayotte (Mahore), and Moheli (Mwali)... "; Pg. "There are a small number of Christians (with origins from Madagascar) particularly on Mayotte, and there is at least one Catholic church in the capital of each island. "
Catholic Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) - 54.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,259,000 48.00% 102
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Congo, Republic of the (Brazzaville) 1,110,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Connecticut 1,746,000 55.00% - - 1989 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990). [Original sources: Official Catholic Directory, based on parish-level reporting, & U.S. 1989 Statistical Abstract]; pg. 112. Table: "Catholic Population by State "; [Greeley (author) has conduced a somewhat detailed analysis, adding some adjustments to account for statistically observed undercount, plus some other factors.]
Catholic Connecticut 1,374,747 41.82% 416
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Catholic Church.']
Catholic Connecticut - 50.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Catholic Connecticut 1,359,910 41.60% 388
units
- 1996 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 432-437. Tables: "Catholic Population of the United States " and "Percentage of Catholics in Total Population in U.S. ". Figures are as of Jan. 1, 1997.
Catholic Connecticut - 32.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Catholic "
Catholic Cook Islands 3,000 15.00% 15
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Costa Rica 1,805,000 95.00% - - 1970 Sawicki, Sandra. Costa Rica in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). New York: Sterling Publishing, Inc. (1974); pg. 33, 40. "In 1970, the population of Costa Rica was estimated to be 1,900,000... "; pg. 40: "Although some Protestant denominations have established missions in Costa Rica, 95% of the people belong to the Roman Catholic Church, which is the officially recognized religion. "
Catholic Costa Rica - - - - 1971 Carpenter, Allan. Costa Rica (series: Enchantment of Central America). Chicago: Childrens Press (1971); pg. 90. "The official state religion is Roman Catholicism, and a large part of the population professes that faith. "
Catholic Costa Rica - 95.00% - - 1984 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Information from International Intercessors -- Dec. 1984); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) 95% Roman Catholic; 2.5% Protestant. Active groups: Int'l Church of the Four Square Gospel, Central Am. Mission, American Methodist, Latin America Mission,Assembly of God, Church of God Prophecy,Rosicrucian,Theosophist,Spiritist,Mormon,Aquarian. Also Jews
Catholic Costa Rica - 89.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Costa Rica 3,009,000 93.00% 15
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Costa Rica 3,357,465 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 95%; Total population: 3,534,174.
Catholic Costa Rica 2,705,400 81.00% - - 1998 Daling, Tjabel. Costa Rica: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus series), Brooklyn, New York: Interlink Books (1998); pg. 80. "Population (1996): 3.34 million (1963: 1.3 million)... Religion: Roman Catholic (state religion) 81%; c. 10% Protestant churches. "
Catholic Costa Rica - 90.00% - - 1998 Daling, Tjabel. Costa Rica: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus series), Brooklyn, New York: Interlink Books (1998); pg. 53. "At least 90% of Costa Ricans are Roman Catholics, at least in name, and although almost all Ticos say they believe in God, most people are relaxed rather than fanatical about their religion... Fewer than 20% of Costa Ricans attend mass regularly... "
Catholic Costa Rica 2,790,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 124-125. "Location: Costa Rica; Population: 3.1 million "; "More than 90% of the population are baptized Roman Catholics... However, in general Costa Ricans neither observe nor expect rigid conformity to the doctrines and rules of the Church. "
Catholic Costa Rica - 80.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Costa Rica - 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site " Costa Rica SuperSite " The vast majority (95%) of its population is of Spanish descent, speaks Spanish as the primary language, and adheres to Roman Catholicism.
Catholic Costa Rica - 90.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Costa Rica Handbook " Costa Ricans are said to be "lukewarm " when it comes to religion. Although more than 90% of the population is Roman Catholic, at least in name, almost no one gets riled up about their faith.
Catholic Costa Rica - 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic Cote d'Ivoire - 15.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Cote d'Ivoire 1,989,000 13.90% 214
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Cote d'Ivoire 3,060,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Cote d'Ivoire - 20.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Croatia 3,726,000 83.00% 1,535
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Croatia 3,650,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Croatia 3,568,503 76.50% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Catholic 76.5%, Orthodox 11.1%, Slavic Muslim 1.2%, Protestant 0.4%, others and unknown 10.8%; Total population: 4,664,710.
Catholic Croatia - 76.50% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Welcome to Croatia " 76.5 percent of the population is Roman Catholic. The Orthodox religion has a congregation of 11.1 percent, and Muslims 1.2 percent. The remaining 11.2 percent are of various religions with relatively small congregations, and atheists.
Catholic Croatia - 76.50% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic Cuba - 70.00% - - 1959 Baker, Christopher P. Cuba Handbook. Chico, California: Moon Publications, Inc. (1997); pg. 103. "the Communist Party [repressed religion]... Consequently, religious believers have declined from more than 70% [from before the Revolution] of the population to less than 30% and attendance plummeted. "
Catholic Cuba - 35.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 9,400,000. Roman Catholics 35% - a marked decline in adherents (80% in 1960) and priests (from 723 in 1960 to 228 in 1971).
Catholic Cuba - - 500
units
- 1988 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Latin America 1988 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 81. "Relations with the Catholic Church [and Communist govt.] have thawed, but there are only a few more than 200 priests to serve more than 500 churches. Baptisms in the Havana area have risen from 200 a year to 1,500 despite a generation in which religion was severely repressed. "
Catholic Cuba - 40.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Cuba 4,701,000 42.50% 252
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Cuba 4,400,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Cuba - 30.00% - - 1997 Baker, Christopher P. Cuba Handbook. Chico, California: Moon Publications, Inc. (1997); pg. 103. "Although the Castro regime has never banned the practice of religion, the church was allowed to engage in only marginal social activities. Church attendance came to be considered antisocial. Religious education was eliminated from the school curriculum. Practicing Catholics were banned from the Communist Party... Consequently, religious believers have declined from more than 70% of the population to less than 30% and attendance plummeted. "
Catholic Cuba 9,349,185 85.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) nominally Roman Catholic 85% prior to CASTRO assuming power; Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jews, and Santeria are also represented; Total population: 10,999,041.
Catholic Cuba 4,700,000 42.73% - - 1998 "The Battle for Cuba's Soul " in Newsweek (Jan. 19, 1998); pg. 42. "About 4.7 million of all 11 million Cubans are baptized, but only about 150,000 attend Sunday mass. "
Catholic Cuba - 41.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Cuba - 85.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "; "85% (mominally Roman Catholic) "
Catholic Cyprus 11,000 1.50% 13
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Cyprus - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 737,000
Catholic Czech Republic 4,009,392 39.30% 3,119
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.


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