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Church of God (Black Jews) Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - - - 1960 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 108. "Prophet F. S. Cherry established the Church of God (Black Jews) in Philadelphia. Cherry taught that the true Jews are black and that Jesus was black. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 3,040 0.19% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
East Asian religions Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 1,600 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews; Graduate School of City University of NT, 1990. Listed as "Eastern Religions. " Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Episcopalian Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 22,400 1.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Islam Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 19,200 1.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Jehovah's Witnesses Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 20,800 1.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Judaism Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 59,200 3.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Judaism Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 250,000 - - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 267. "The metropolitan areas with the largest Jewish populations were New York City (1.45 million), Los Angeles (490,000), Chicago (261,000), Philadelphia (250,000), Boston (228,000), an San Francisco Bay area (210,000), Miami (189,000), and Washington, D.C. (165,000). "
Judaism Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 254,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism - nondenominational Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 13,024 0.81% - - 1990 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 52. "The rejection of a denominational label by 23% of New York Jews, 28% of Los Angeles Jews, 30% of Miami Jews, 20% of Chicago Jews, and 22% of Philadelphia Jews is particularly noteworthy, given that these are the five largest Jewish communities in the U.S. and encompass close to 60% of the national Jewish population. "
Kalmyks Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 1
unit
- 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 203, 206. "The Kalmyks in the United States have four functioning temples--three in Howell, New Jersey, and one in Philadelphia. "
Latter Day Saints Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 3,200 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Lutheran Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 40,000 2.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
megachurches Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 13,300 - 4
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
Methodist Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 68,800 4.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Native Americans Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 11,307 - - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 22. Table: Metropolitan statistical areas with highest Indian populations. Data from 1990 U.S. Census.; "Philadelphia, PA - into NJ, DE, & MD "; Includes Alaska natives.
New Kadampa Tradition Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Directory of NKT Centers for Asia, Australasia and America " (viewed 23 Jan. 1999). counted listings on directory.
Nonreligious Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 76,800 4.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million. [In table, this group is called "Agnostic & Nonreligious "]
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 1,600 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Pentecostal Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 35,200 2.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God)
Philadelphia Baptist Association Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 5
units
- 1707 Armstrong, O.K. & Marjorie Armstrong. The Baptists in America. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1979) [revised 2nd edition; originally published in 1967 under the title The Indomitable Baptists], pg. 83. "By 1707 there were five Baptist churches in the Philadelphia area... the pastors and members of these five churches organized the Philadelphia Baptist Association. "
Presbyterian Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 33,600 2.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
Protestant Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 742,400 46.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Self-identification. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million. Strictly defined Protestants. Does NOT include LDS (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Orthodox Christian (Eastern), Unitarians.
Protestant - other Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 128,000 8.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Self-identification. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million. Includes Protestants NOT in: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, & Episcopalian.
Salvation Army Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 6
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- 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980), pg. 16. "Philadelphia was clearly a center of lively interest in the Army; in fact, it was the center of Army activity in the U.S. for another year. In May [1880], when Railton reported to the General that there were eight corps in America, six of them were in Philadelphia... "
Salvation Army Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 6
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- 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980), pg. 37. "In the summer of 1880 there were eight corps in the U.S., six of them in Philadelphia: in the summer of 1890 there were 410 corps in 36 states. "
Shiloh Apostolic Temple Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 500 - 1
unit
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 269. "In 1980 the church had 4,500 members of which 500 were in the congregation in Philadelphia. "
True Grace Memorial House of Prayer Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 277. "In the 1970s there were eight congregations which could be found in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, [NYC], Baltimore, Savannah, [Hollywood], Florida and in [N.C.]. "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 1,600 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Philadelphia pop: 1.6 million.
unmarried couples living together Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - 6.30% - - 1990 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 365. Table. "1990 Census... unmarried couples living together in the largest 20 cities follows. "
Amahuacas Peru - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 21. "Amahuacas: Location: Peru (Amazon river basin area); Language: Panoan; Religion: Indigenous religion based on spirits, with possible Christian influence "; "Catholic missions have not been successful among many tribes in this area, including the Amahuacas. The Amahuacas were not only hostile to some of the raiding tribes, especially the Piros, the Cashibos, and the Shipibos, who at various times enslaved them, but also to White people... The Amahuacas are very isolated from mainstream Peruvian culture and do not participate in the holidays, whether religious or secular, of the majority of Peru's inhabitants. "
Arawak Peru - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 285-286. "Matsigenka: Location: Peru; Language: Matsigenka, a dialect of Arawak; Spanish; Religion: Traditional native beliefs "; "The Matsigenka live in southeastern Peru... "; "Religion: Good and evil were the two forces involved in the creation of the world. The Creator made the world by mounding up mud into land. The Evil Contender created the bad things in the world, like stinging flies... "
attendance - weekly Peru - 43.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The University of Michigan News and Information Services "; web page: "Study identifies worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance " (viewed 17 April 1999). "News Release: December 10, 1997 " By Diane Swanbrow. Table: weekly church attendance in various nations. "Source: Based on latest avail. data from... World Values surveys. Results with an asterisk are from the 1990-1991 survey; all others are from 1995-1997 survey. "
Aymara Peru 500,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 67. "Aymara: Location: Bolivia, Peru, Chile; Population: About 2 million (Bolivia); 500,000 (Peru); 20,000 (Chile); Religion: Roman Catholicism with indigenous beliefs; Seventh Day Adventist "
Baptist Evangelical Convention of Peru Peru 8,500 - 920
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
Baptist World Alliance Peru 8,500 0.03% 920
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "; [BWA stats. in individual countries are sum of figures for member bodies of BWA in the countries.]; [County population figures for 1998 from United Nations data available here.]
Cashinawa Peru - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 702. Chapter: "South American Tribal Religions "; map: "Tribal Locations "
Catholic Peru - - 1,160
units
- 1977 *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 Peru - - 1,144
units
- 1982 *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 Peru - - 1,250
units
- 1987 *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 Peru - 92.00% - - 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 Peru 21,060,400 92.50% - - 1992 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 22,767,543 [total pop.] (1992). Predominantly (92.5 percent) Roman Catholic.
Catholic Peru - - 1,306
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 Peru 21,545,000 91.50% 1,388
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 Peru 21,210,000 - - - 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 Peru - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 25,573,924. Roman Catholic
Catholic Peru - - 1,407
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 Peru 22,071,068 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 369. "Location: Peru; Population: 24,523,408; Religion: Roman Catholicism, intertwined with native beliefs "; "Peruvians are fervent Catholics. Catholics comprise 90% of the population. "
Catholic Peru 21,627,000 89.00% - - 1998 Holligan de Diaz-Limaco, Jane. Peru: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus series), Brooklyn, New York: Interlink Books (1998), pg. 93. "Population: 22.6 million (1993 census); estimated population in 1996: 24.3 million... Religion: Roman Catholic: 89%; Evangelical: 3%; other Christian: 2%. "
Catholic Peru - - - - 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 "; "No statistics; predominately Roman Catholic "
Catholic - bishops Peru 36 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 40 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 44 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 63 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 47 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - nuns Peru 4,626 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 3.1: "Growth or Decline in Religious Sisters, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - nuns Peru 5,400 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 3.1: "Growth or Decline in Religious Sisters, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - priests Peru 2,374 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 2: "Increase in Priests, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - priests Peru 2,514 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 2: "Increase in Priests, 1972-1996 "
Catholic - seminarians Peru 190 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 1.1: "Increase in Seminarians "
Catholic - seminarians Peru 1,492 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Statistical Yearbook of the Church 1996; Catholic Almanac 1975. Table 1.1: "Increase in Seminarians "
Chimu Peru - - - - 1400 C.E. Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 11). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 1424. "The Mohica towns were taken over by a warrior group who came on balsa rafts from the north, led by a great king known as the Great Chimu. Chimu culture prospered exceedingly and from the 12th to the 15th centuries the kingdom was centred around the great city of Chan Chan... These people worshipped the stars and forces of Nature, but above all they adored the moon god, Si... "
Christianity Peru - 98.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 98%, traditional religion 1%, secular 1% "
Christianity - other Peru 486,000 2.00% - - 1998 Holligan de Diaz-Limaco, Jane. Peru: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus series), Brooklyn, New York: Interlink Books (1998), pg. 93. "Population: 22.6 million (1993 census); estimated population in 1996: 24.3 million... Religion: Roman Catholic: 89%; Evangelical: 3%; other Christian: 2%. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 6,391 - - - 1965 *LINK* LDS-GEMS By 1965, the number of members in Peru increased to 6,391.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 10,771 - - - 1970 *LINK* LDS-GEMS At that time [1970], there was a total of 10,771 members in Peru.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 23,000 - - - 1980 "Pioneering in the Andes " in Ensign (Jan. 1997), pg. 16. "By 1980 membership had jumped to 14,000 in Boliva alone, 19,000 in Ecuador, and 23,000 in Peru. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 279,000 1.10% 761
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 270,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* LDS-GEMS In 1996, there were 270,000 members in Peru.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 300,000 - - - 1997 "The Church in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela " in Ensign (Jan. 1997), pg. 79. "Peru has the most members with 300,000, followed by Ecuador with 128,000, Colombia with 115,000, Bolivia with 90,000, and Venezuela with 75,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru 312,000 1.20% 974
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- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Peru - - - - 1998 Holligan de Diaz-Limaco, Jane. Peru: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus series), Brooklyn, New York: Interlink Books (1998), pg. 73. "In many rural villages, while the Catholic church is left padlocked, the Jehovah's Witnesses or Mormons, Adventists, or another Protestant group has set up a prayer group and a meeting house... There are now estimated to be around 1.5 million members of evangelical churches in Peru... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Peru - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Lima
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Peru - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Peru - - 1
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- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "South America " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Sao Paulo Brasil 1978; Santiago Chile 1983; Guatemala City Guatemala 1984 [in Central America]; Lima Peru 1986; Buenos Aires Argentina 1986 "


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