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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Jehovah's Witnesses Sweden 24,292 0.27% 353
units
- 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; This adherent/member count is for "1998 Peak Witnesses "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Sweden 32,556 - 318
units
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Data from columns: "No. of congs. " and "Memorial attendance "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Sweden 39,431 0.45% 362
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site From 1997 Statistics "Memorial attendance " column. Count of all who attend this once-a-year meeting, whether or not a "publisher " in full standing. Most would be considered adherents.
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Sweden 36,739 0.42% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
Judaism Sweden 10,000 0.16% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Sweden - - - - 1988 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988), pg. 9. "Population: 8,345,000... Official Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 92%; Other Religions: Protestant religions, 6%; Roman Catholics, 1.4%; Jews and Bahais, less than 1% " [Also, less than one half of one percent, as previous groups add up to 99.4%]
Judaism Sweden - 0.30% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 206-207. Chart
Judaism Sweden 18,000 - - - 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. "
Lutheran Sweden - 95.00% - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 19. "In Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland 95% to 98% of the people are members of the Lutheran Church... "
Lutheran Sweden 7,600,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* [Orig. source: Barrett, David B. World Christian Encyclopedia (1994 Update)] 7.6 in Sweden, 4.6 in Finland, 4.5 in Denmark, 3.9 in Norway, and 2.4 million in Indonesia.
Lutheran Sweden 7,630,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Countries with more than 1/2 million Lutherans "
Lutheran Sweden 7,920,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 369. "Location: Sweden; Population: 8.8 million; Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran) "; "Sweden's state religion is Lutheranism, & about 90% of the population belongs to the Church of Sweden, the country's Lutheran church... Of the 90% Lutheran population, only 10% of these Swedes attend church. "
Lutheran - churchgoers Sweden 792,000 9.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 369. "Location: Sweden; Population: 8.8 million; Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran) "; "Although most people mark major life-cycle events such as baptism, confirmation, marriage, and burial within the church, the majority do not attend services regularly. Of the 90% Lutheran population, only 10% of these Swedes attend church. "
Nonreligious Sweden - 35.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 8,326,000
other Sweden 667,600 8.00% - - 1988 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988), pg. 9. "Population: 8,345,000... Official Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 92%; Other Religions: Protestant religions, 6%; Roman Catholics, 1.4%; Jews and Bahais, less than 1% "
other Sweden 1,200,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Church of Sweden
other Sweden 309,470 3.50% - - 1999 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 9. "Population: 8,842,000... Official religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 94%... Other Religions: Roman Catholic, 1.5%; Pentecostal, 1.0%; other, 3.5%. "
paganism Sweden - - - - 800 C.E. Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988), pg. 65-66. "Christians considered the Vikings pagans, because they worshipped many gods. The chief Viking god was Odin, known as father of the gods and the god of the hanged... Thor was the god of war, whose hammer gave forth lightning, and Frew was the god of fertility... "; Pg. 66: "The first Christian missionary came to Sweden in 829... "
Pentecostal Sweden 88,651 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 8,865,051 (1997 est.). Evangelical Lutheran 94%, Roman Catholic 1.5%, Pentecostal 1%, other 3.5% (1987)
Pentecostal Sweden 88,420 1.00% - - 1999 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 9. "Population: 8,842,000... Official religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 94%... Other Religions: Roman Catholic, 1.5%; Pentecostal, 1.0%; other, 3.5%. "
poll - believe in God Sweden - 80.00% - - 1948 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988), pg. 17, 323. [Orig. source: Kean, Charles D. "God, Gods, and Dr. George Gallup " in Christianity and Society (1948, vol. 13, pg. 17-19).] Pg. 17: "Shortly after the war, Gallup polls revealed that 94% of the public believed in God, a substantially larger share than in England, Holland, Sweden, Denmark or France. "; pg. 323: "the other figures were: England, 83%; Holland, 80%; Sweden, 80%; Denmark, 80%; and France, 66% "
Protestant Sweden 8,178,100 98.00% - - 1988 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988), pg. 9. "Population: 8,345,000... Official Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 92%; Other Religions: Protestant religions... "
Protestant Sweden - 90.00% - - 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% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Sweden - 60.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 8,326,000
Protestant Sweden - - - - 2000 *LINK* Fletcher, Peggy (compiler). "World View " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). [Original source: United Methodist News] "United Methodists in Sweden have decided to resume conversations with the Swedish Union of Baptists and the Swedish Covenant Church (Congregationalists) about the possibility of establishing a joint denomination. A new commission will conduct negotiations toward a 'decision of intention' regarding a merger. The proposition will be presented to the conferences of the denominations in 2001, with a final decision expected in 2002. "
Protestant - other Sweden 500,700 6.00% - - 1988 Zickgraf, Ralph. Sweden (series: Places and Peoples of the World). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1988), pg. 9. "Population: 8,345,000... Official Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran), 92%; Other Religions: Protestant religions... " [The Church of Sweden is also called the Evangelical Lutheran Church]
Raelian Sweden 6 - - - 1997 *LINK* Rothstein, Mikael. "Patterns of Diffusion and Religious Globalization: An Empirical Survey of New Religious Movements " in Temenos 32 (1996), 195-220. (Viewed online, Temenos web site, 30 Jan. 1999) "International Raelian Movement... Contacting the Swedish congregation, I learned that the membership in early 1997 amounted to six [sic] individuals... "
Rajneesh Foundation/Osho Sweden 1,300 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; "This movement was 'officially' disbanded... after these statistics were compiled " but many followers still consider themselves disciples.; Total: 1,300; Full-time: 300.
Rajneesh Foundation/Osho - full-time Sweden 300 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; "This movement was 'officially' disbanded... after these statistics were compiled " but many followers still consider themselves disciples.; Total: 1,300; Full-time: 300.
Sami Sweden 15,000 0.18% - - 1987 Bjener, Tamiko; MaryLee Knowlton, et al. Sweden (series: Children of the World). Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing (1987), pg. 50. "...Sweden's 8,500,000 people... Most Swedish Lapps speak their native language and Swedish. About 15,000 of the 40,000 Lapps live in Sweden. They refer to themselves as Sami... "; Pg. 52: "The Sami are proud of their heritage and traditions. Though smaller than most Swedes, they are strong and independent. The Sami population varies in lifestyle and dialect, costume, and present day religion... Most of the Sami are Christian, but many remember the old religious ways. "
Sami Sweden 10,000 - - - 1992 Peddicord, Kathleen (ed). The World's Best: The Ultimate Book for the International Traveler. Baltimore, MD: Agora, Inc. (1992), pg. 190. "Norrland, the Swedish word for Swedish Lapland, covers half the area of Sweden. One-quarter of the country is above the Arctic Circle, and 10,000 Lapps live here. "
Sami Sweden 10,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 345-346. [NOTE: This is an ethnic/cultural group, NOT a distinct religion] "It is thought that between 30,000 and 35,000 live in Norway, 10,000 in Sweden, 3,000 to 4,000 in Finland, and 1,000 to 2,000 in Russia. "; "Over the course of time, all of the Sami have been converted to Christianity... Today most Sami practice the dominant Lutheran religion of the Nordic countries in which they live. "
Scanians Sweden 1,500,000 15.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Scania " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Scania (Skaneland) is situated on the southern part of the Scandinavian peninsula. Area: 20 000 km2. The historic Scania consists of four provinces: Skane, Halland, Blekinge and the island of Bornholm. Today Skane, Halland and Blekinge are part of Sweden and the island of Bornholm is a part of Denmark. The main regional city is Malmo. Population: The population of Scania is about 1.5 million, or about 15% of the total population of Sweden. Scanians as a people or nation do not have any legal status in Sweden. "
Scientology Sweden 30,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "
Scientology Sweden - - 6
units
- 1999 *LINK* web page (OPPOSING VIEW): "Scientology Worldwide " (viewed 13 Feb. 1999); "Last Update on 10th Feb. 1999 " Number here ( "# congregations ") represent total of all orgs: Dianetic Centers, Celebrity Centers, missions, etc.; "CoS web sites have lists of Missions (1998) & Orgs (1996) from which the Table below is derived. Original concept and research by 'Inducto'. "
Sikhism Sweden - - 1
unit
- 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 30-31. Map: Number of Sikh gurdwaras ( "a gurdwara is both a place of worship and community centre ")
Swedenborgian Sweden 200 - - - 1940 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 528. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "New Jerusalem, Church of the: Followers of Swedenborg organized the 1st congregation, or society, in London, 1788... In Swedenborg's home country, Sweden, there were in 1940, hardly 200 members. "
Theology of Glory/Word of Life Sweden 500 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "
Transcendental Meditation Sweden 70,000 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 70,000; full-time: 1,100
Transcendental Meditation - teachers Sweden 1,100 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "; Total: 70,000; full-time: 1,100
Unity Church Sweden - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Sweden - - 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
Amish Switzerland - - - - 1690 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996), pg. 348. "Mennonites... One of their best-known sects is the Amish, who separated from the mainstream in Switzerland around 1690 under Jacob Ammon, who insisted on a stricter observance of rules. "
Amish Switzerland - - - - 1693 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. 27. "Amish: A strict Mennonite branch of Swiss Anabaptists now found primarily in North America. In 1693 Jakob Ammann (1644?-1725?), Mennonite elder near Berne, began to enforce church discipline rigidly... "
Amish Switzerland - - - - 1694 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998), pg. 1. "Amish. In 1694 Jacob Ammann, a Swiss farmer... Ammann and his followers--who became known as the 'Amish'... "
Amish Switzerland - - - - 1710 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. 27. "Amish... In 1693 Jakob Ammann (1644?-1725?), Mennonite elder near Berne, began to enforce church discipline rigidly... The Ammann-led faction found adherents among Mennonites in Alsace and South Germany as well as in Switzerland, Holland, and Russia. "
Amish Switzerland - - 2
units
- 1810 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 67. "In Switzerland there were two settlements of Amish, one in the Emme Valley and one in the Lake Thun area. The Amish founded two other congregations, La Chaux-de-Fonds and Neuchatel (Neuenburg), when there was a general emigration from the canton of Bern to the bishopric of Basel in the 18th century. There were still two Amish congregations in Switzerland as late as 1810, but they have since gradually lost their distinctiveness. "
Amish Switzerland - - - - 1900 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 67. "There were still two Amish congregations in Switzerland as late as 1810, but they have since gradually lost their distinctiveness. In 1886 these groups still practiced foot washing, but by about 1900 they longer called themselves Amish. They affiliated with the Swiss Mennonite Conference. The present Mennonite congregation in Basel (Basel-Holeestrasse) dates from 1777 and is of Amish background. "
attendance - weekly Switzerland - 16.00% - - 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. "
Baptist World Alliance Switzerland 1,291 0.02% 15
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.]
Catholic Switzerland - 48.00% - - 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 Switzerland - 48.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 206-207. Chart
Catholic Switzerland 3,266,000 46.30% 1,668
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 Switzerland 3,270,000 - - - 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 Switzerland 3,381,296 46.70% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 7,240,463 (1997 est.). Roman Catholic 46.7%, Protestant 40%, other 5%, no religion 8.3% (1990).
Catholic Switzerland 3,360,000 48.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 373-374. "Location: Switzerland; Population: About 7 million "; "Switzerland is evenly divided between Protestants and Roman Catholics (48% versus 49%). The predominantly German-speaking cantons are divided nearly equally between the two religious affiliations, with ten mostly Protestant and nine mostly Roman Catholic. Catholicism is the predominant religion of the French-speaking cantons (4 mostly Roman Catholic, 2 mostly Protestant), and the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino is mostly Catholic as well. "
Catholic Switzerland - 47.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 6,552,000
Christianity Switzerland - - - - 1989 Schrepfer, Margaret. Switzerland: The Summit of the World (series: Discovering Our Heritage). New York: Dillon Press (1991), pg. 5, 74. "Major Religions: Roman Catholic and Protestant "; Pg. 74: "Most Swiss are Christians, and Catholics and Protestants alike celebrate Christmas in a variety of ways... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Switzerland 20 - 2
units
- 1851 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 63. "By the end of 1851 there were two small branches and twenty members [in Switzerland]. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Switzerland 1,700 - - - 1950 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 117. "1950... Approx. 6,550 members resided in the British Isles... 1,700 in Switzerland; 900 in Belgium; 800 in Austria; 300 in France; and 200 in Czechoslovakia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Switzerland 6,300 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 141. "In 1992 stakes were headquartered in Zurich, Bern, and Geneva. Membership stood at approximately 6,300. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Switzerland 6,900 0.10% 39
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 Switzerland 6,800 0.10% 40
units
- 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 - institutes and seminaries Switzerland - - - - 1999 "Church Participates in World Congress of Families " in Ensign (Feb 2000), pg. 76. "Several Church leaders, some Brigham Young University professors, and other Latter-day Saints participated in the second World Congress of Families held 14-17 November at the United Nations complex in Geneva, Switzerland... The congress was cosponsored by a BYU-based organization called the World Family Policy Center... Involving some 1,575 leaders representing 45 nations and more than 200 pro-family organizations, the congress unanimously called on 'all persons, families, social organizations, and governments throughout the world to respect and uphold the institution of the natural human family.' "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Switzerland - - 1
unit
- 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 14). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 1890. "Apart from those built in other American states, temples have been constructed in Hawaii, New Zealand, Canada, Switzerland... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Switzerland - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; "Swiss Temple " in Zollikofen, near Bern
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Switzerland - - 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 Switzerland - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Europe " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Zurich Zwitzerland 1955; London England 1958; Freiburg Germany 1985; Stockholm Sweden 1985; Frankfurt Germany 1987; Preston England 1998; Madrid Spain 1999 "
Church of the Nazarene Switzerland 69 - 4
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 8 Jan. 1998; total population: 6,552,000
Church of the White Eagle Lodge Switzerland - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1 Jan. 1999): directory White Eagle centers in directory: Switzerland, Carol Sommer, Schmiedengasse, 153400 Burgdorf
Eastern Orthodox Switzerland - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 6,552,000
Hinduism Switzerland 8,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* "News In Brief " in Hinduism Today International (March 1994: Vol. 16, No. 3) Europe's largest Hindu population is 1.3-million in the United Kingdom, followed by Holland, 150,000; Germany, 30,000; Spain and Portugal, over 10,000; Switzerland, 8,000; Sweden, 8,000; and Norway, 2,000.
ISKCON Switzerland 100 - - - 1987 Clarke, Peter B. The New Evangelists: Recruitment, Method and Aims of New Religious Movements, London: Ethnographics (1987); pg. 10-14. Table with following columns: Movement; Total Membership; Full-Time Members; P/T Members; Sympathizers.; For this study Clarke "approached researchers & observers in the field of new religions [& org./church reps.] to obtain their opinions & any hard... data "
Islam Switzerland - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 6,552,000
Islam Switzerland 20,000 0.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table


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