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Salvation Army United Kingdom: London - - - - 1865 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998), pg. 41. "Salvation Army. William Booth was leading a Christian mission among Lond's poor in the 1860s... One day a church member called the group, 'God's volunteer army.' Booth replied, 'We're not volunteers. We are always on duty.' In that moment he decided to rename the mission 'the Salvation Army.'... "
Salvation Army United Kingdom: London - - - 1
country
1878 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. 646. "Salvation Army (Christian). Worldwide missionary movement... Booth... In 1865 he founded a group in the slums of London, known as the Christian Mission; in 1878 the name was changed to Salvation Army. "
Temple ov Psychick Youth United Kingdom: London - - - - 1993 "Information about Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth " tract (OPPOSING viewpoint). Published by INFORM (Information Network Focus on Religious Movements, supported by 'mainstream Churches' in U.K.), London, UK. "The London group has at present only twelve individuals who are actively involved, although it has been estimated that several hundred buy the Temple Bulletin. "
attendance - weekly United Kingdom: Northern Ireland - 58.00% - - 1991 *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. "
Catholic United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 528,000 33.00% - - 1991 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Northern Ireland ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1991), pg. 39. "Of the 57 million inhabitants of the United Kingdom, about 1.6 million live in Northern Ireland... About two-thirds of Northern Ireland's population are descendants of Scottish and English settlers. These Northern Irish follow the Protestant religion and have strong ties to the U.K. The remaining one-third of the country's citizens are Roman Catholics... "
Catholic United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 547,400 34.00% - - 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.; "Tot. pop., 1,610,000; Catholics comprise more than one third... Other statistics are included in Ireland "
Catholic - attend at least monthly United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 465,000 31.62% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...the proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Ireland, 95%; Northern Ireland, 93%... " [Northern Ireland: 93% * est. 34% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 500,000) = 31.62% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Christian Fundamentalist United Kingdom: Northern Ireland - - - - 1996 Knoke, William. Bold New World: The Essential Road Map to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Kodansha International (1996), pg. 297. "Protestant fundamentalists in Northern Ireland claim that God wants them to control the Catholics, while the Catholic minority says it is they who have divine claims. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 5,700 0.35% 15
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 United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 5,400 0.33% 14
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.
Orange Order United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 90,000 5.62% - - 1991 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Northern Ireland ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1991), pg. 40. "The largest Protestant organization is the Orange Order, a group founded in northeastern Ireland in 1795. In the early 1990s, the group had about 90,000 members. The order draws its support from several different Protestant religious groups and works to improve the position of the country's Protestant citizens. To publicly display its strength, the order holds an annual parade on July 12 to celebrate the victory of Prince William of Orange over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 400,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 606. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "Presbyterianism is the dominant form of Christianity in Northern Ireland, whence it spread from Scotland... It now claims a membership of about 400,000. "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 130,000 - - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 23. "This stands in marked contrast to the church's flourishing condition in the adjacent, much smaller countries of Wales (155,000) and Northern Ireland (130,000). "
Protestant United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 1,056,000 66.00% - - 1991 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Northern Ireland ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1991), pg. 39. "Of the 57 million inhabitants of the United Kingdom, about 1.6 million live in Northern Ireland... About two-thirds of Northern Ireland's population are descendants of Scottish and English settlers. These Northern Irish follow the Protestant religion and have strong ties to the U.K. The remaining one-third of the country's citizens are Roman Catholics... "
Protestant United Kingdom: Northern Ireland - - - - 1991 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Northern Ireland ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1991), pg. 40. "...the Protestant majority belong to several different sects. The largest is the Presbyterian Church, followed by the Church of Ireland and the Methodist Church. "
Catholic United Kingdom: Northern Ireland: Belfast 1,900 10.00% - - 1800 *LINK* web site: CAIN Web Service: Centre for the Study of Conflict (1998); article/web page: "Employment, Unemployment and Religion in Northern Ireland " by A. M. Gallagher (Published by the University of Ulster, Coleraine 1991) "...the population of Belfast increased from 19,000 in 1800 to 349,000 in 1901. Allied to this growth was an expansion of the Catholic proportion of the City's population from less than 10 percent in 1800 to 34 percent in 1861 and increasing inter-communal hostility. "
Catholic United Kingdom: Northern Ireland: Belfast - 34.00% - - 1800 *LINK* web site: CAIN Web Service: Centre for the Study of Conflict (1998); article/web page: "Employment, Unemployment and Religion in Northern Ireland " by A. M. Gallagher (Published by the University of Ulster, Coleraine 1991) "...the population of Belfast increased from 19,000 in 1800 to 349,000 in 1901. Allied to this growth was an expansion of the Catholic proportion of the City's population from less than 10% in 1800 to 34% in 1861... "
attendance - regular United Kingdom: Scotland 500,000 10.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 351-352. "Location: United Kingdom (Scotland); Population: Over 5 million "; "Church attendance in Scotland is very low with less than 10% of the population attending regularly. "
Auldearne Witches United Kingdom: Scotland - - - - 1662 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 2). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 174. "Auldearne Witches: Group of Scottish witches, the most famous of whom was Isabel Gowdie: she confessed, without torture, in 1662 that they worshipped the Devil, rode through the air on pieces of straw, visited fairyland and killed people with elf-arrows; she was hanged, her body burned and the ashes scattered. "
Baptist Union of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland - - - - 1999 *LINK* Religion News Service. "Scots to Ordain Women " in Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Oct. 1999 (v. online). "Scottish Baptists have voted to admit women to the ordained ministry. By 247 votes to 113, the assembly of the Baptist Union of Scotland agreed that member churches were free to ordain women. They also said member churches would be free to refuse to ordain women. "
Catholic United Kingdom: Scotland 748,521 14.30% 450
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 United Kingdom: Scotland 350,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Church of Scotland official web page: "History and Structure " (1998) "A recent estimate puts the adult membership of the Church of Scotland at around 698,000... Roman Catholic... around 350,000... other churches at over 100,000. The inclusion of children roughly doubles the number. "
Catholic United Kingdom: Scotland 750,000 15.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 351-352. "Location: United Kingdom (Scotland); Population: Over 5 million "; "About 15% of Scots are Catholic, living mainly on the west coast. "
Catholic - attend weekly United Kingdom: Scotland 363,000 10.00% - - 1981 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "the Roman Catholic church... measures those who attended mass on the last Sunday of November, the percentage of the adult population who did in 1981 was 10%, in 1991 7%, and in 1996 6.3%. " [Also data in table]
Catholic - attend weekly United Kingdom: Scotland 272,000 7.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "the Roman Catholic church... measures those who attended mass on the last Sunday of November, the percentage of the adult population who did in 1981 was 10%, in 1991 7%, and in 1996 6.3%. " [Also data in table]
Catholic - attend weekly United Kingdom: Scotland 248,000 6.30% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "the Roman Catholic church... measures those who attended mass on the last Sunday of November, the percentage of the adult population who did in 1981 was 10%, in 1991 7%, and in 1996 6.3%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Scotland 26,000 0.50% 50
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 United Kingdom: Scotland 25,000 0.40% 49
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 Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 1,500,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 606. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "This is the kind of Church which was adopted as the national Church of Scotland in 1560... The Scottish Presbyterian 'members' number about 1,500,000, but there are numerous 'adherents' in addition. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 1,300,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 698. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "Scotland, Church of: That one of the Pesbyterian Churches in Scotland which has consistently valued... an official state connection... present membership, not including 'adherents' [who aren't communicants], is about 1,300,000. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 938,000 38.00% - - 1981 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "As a percentage of adult population, Church of Scotland membership in 1981 was 38%, in 1991, 20% and in 1996 (the last year for which statistics are available) 17%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 900,000 25.71% - - 1985 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987), pg. 126. "The adult communicant membership of the Church of Scotland in 1985 was about 900,000 out of an adult population of more than 3 1/2 million. Although membership statistics and church attendance figures are significantly higher in Scotland than in England, the downward trend in both countries is similar. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 770,000 20.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "As a percentage of adult population, Church of Scotland membership in 1981 was 38%, in 1991, 20% and in 1996 (the last year for which statistics are available) 17%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 698,552 - 1,616
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web site Table: "Church of Scotland Statistics "; "Number of Church Members at 31 December 1995: 698,552... Number of Congregations: 1,616... Number of Presbyteries in Scotland: 46. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 680,000 17.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "As a percentage of adult population, Church of Scotland membership in 1981 was 38%, in 1991, 20% and in 1996 (the last year for which statistics are available) 17%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 698,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Church of Scotland official web page: "History and Structure " (1998) "A recent estimate puts the adult membership of the Church of Scotland at around 698,000... Roman Catholic... around 350,000... other churches at over 100,000. The inclusion of children roughly doubles the number. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 1,000,000 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 351-352. "Location: United Kingdom (Scotland); Population: Over 5 million "; "With about a million members, the Church of Scotland, a Presbyterian sect founded in the 16th century by John Knox, is the country's dominant religion. Commonly known as 'the Kirk,' it has been Scotland's official religion since 1690. "
Congregational Union of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 6,000 0.12% 60
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Congregational Union of Scotland (CUS) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Congregational Union of Scotland (CUS)... Country information: Population: 5 million (Scotland)... Church information:... Members/Congregations: 6,000/60. "
Covenanters United Kingdom: Scotland - - - - 1638 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. 197. "Covenanters. Presbyterians in Scotland were frequently called Covenanters from the sixteenth century on because of their proclivity to support their convictions by signing covenants, the most notable of which (1638) resisted the effort to impose a service book and Episcopal polity. After the restoration in 1660 the title was applied to the most determined resisters to Episcopacy, many of whom suffered death for their cause. "
Covenanters United Kingdom: Scotland - - - - 1800 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "COVENANTERS: Scottish PROTESTANTS who resisted the imposition of EPISCOPAL forms of CHURCH government on the Scottish Church by Charles I by signing a National COVENANT to maintain PROTESTANT forms of WORSHIP in Scotland. This action was important in terms of its influence on the development of DEMOCRACY and the American REVOLUTION. "
Fellowship of Christian Assemblies United Kingdom: Scotland - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site counted listings from church directory
Findhorn Community United Kingdom: Scotland - - 1
unit
1
country
1990 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990), pg. 283. "The Findhorn community in Scotland, founded in 1962, initially gained renown for its success in growing spectacular produce in barren soil. Today it hosts international conferences on subjects including business and entrepreneurship and is famous as a New Age center. "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Scotland - - - - 1560 C.E. Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998), pg. 37. "John Knox, a devoted follower of Calvin, brought his ideas to Scotland where he convinced Mary Queen of Scots to declare Presbyterianism the state religion in 1560. "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Scotland 1,500,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 606. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "This is the kind of Church which was adopted as the national Church of Scotland in 1560... The Scottish Presbyterian 'members' number about 1,500,000, but there are numerous 'adherents' in addition. "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Scotland - - - - 1963 Rosten, Leo (ed.). Religions in America; New York: Simon & Schuster (1963), 8th ed. [1st pub. in 1952. 8th ed. completely revised], pg. 151. "The Presbyterian form of church government is strong in the Netherlands, and by far the greater part of the population of Scotland is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Scotland 1,500,000 - - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 23. "Scottish Presbyterians now number some 1,500,000. "
Anglican United Kingdom: Wales 120,000 4.29% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 402-403. "Location: United Kingdom (Wales); Population: 2.8 million "; "...Wales has an Anglican Church with six dioceses and about 120,000 members, a Presbyterian Church with 180 ministries and some 75,000 members... "
Catholic United Kingdom: Wales 149,067 5.00% 185
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.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Kingdom: Wales 7,400 0.24% 21
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 United Kingdom: Wales 7,100 0.20% 21
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.
Druidism United Kingdom: Wales - - - - -2000 B.C.E. Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 721. "There is no need to assume that Druidry is essentially Celtic, although from the Celtic migrations it was doubtless modified substantially. The date given for the legendary Cymry, or brotherhood colony set up in Wales, 2000 BC, seems to correspond with the date of an Iron Age migration. Certain links with the Aryan culture of early India and with the witches led T. C. Lethbridge, in his book Gogmagog, to consider that all three traditions have a common origin in South Russia or Asia Minor in perhaps the 4th millennium BC. "
Druidism United Kingdom: Wales - - - - 450 C.E. Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 722. "How far was Druidry driven out by the Romans? It continued in Wales and developed the deeply poetic traditions of the 5th and later centuries, whence came the Arthurian legends and teachings. It also survived in Ireland. "
Druidism United Kingdom: Wales - - - - 1789 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 723. "With Thomas Jones of Corwen, however, we come to the beginning of the modern Eisteddfoddau when he organized a large meeting at Corwen in 1789. A proliferation of Welsh cultural societies followed, and in 1792 Iolo Morganwg (Edward Williams) started the modern Gorsedd or ceremonial circle ritual. By 1821 the Carnavon Eisteddfod was a huge affair, much patronized by the nobility and gentry. In 1860 it was decided to hold a national Eisteddfod annually, alternately in north and south Wales. "
Druidism United Kingdom: Wales - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 723. "Many people would think of modern Druids as Welsh, and certainly the movement is strong in Wales, if nationalistic rather than mystical. On the cultural side, Welsh musical contests go back to an unknown date, beore that of King Hwl the Good (c 950)... "
Methodist United Kingdom: Wales - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 402-403. "Location: United Kingdom (Wales); Population: 2.8 million "; "The Methodism of evangelist John Wesley had a strong influence on the Welsh beginning in the 18th century, and most Welsh Christians today are Methodists (also called Nonconformists). "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Wales 155,000 - - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 23. "This stands in marked contrast to the church's flourishing condition in the adjacent, much smaller countries of Wales (155,000) and Northern Ireland (130,000). "
Presbyterian United Kingdom: Wales 75,000 2.68% 180
units
- 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 402-403. "Location: United Kingdom (Wales); Population: 2.8 million "; "...Wales has an Anglican Church with six dioceses and about 120,000 members, a Presbyterian Church with 180 ministries and some 75,000 members... "
Presbyterian Church of Wales United Kingdom: Wales 55,000 1.96% 950
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW)... Country information: Population: 2.8 million (Wales)... Church information:.. Members/Congregations: 55,000/950. "
Union of Welsh Independents United Kingdom: Wales 39,174 1.40% 535
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Union of Welsh Independents (UWI)... Country information: Population: 2.8 million (Wales)... Church information:... Members/Congregations: 39,174/535. "
miscellaneous regional info United Kingdom: Wales - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 402-403. "Location: United Kingdom (Wales); Population: 2.8 million "; "The Methodism of evangelist John Wesley had a strong influence on the Welsh beginning in the 18th century, and most Welsh Christians today are Methodists (also called Nonconformists). In addition, Wales has an Anglican Church with six dioceses and about 120,000 members, a Presbyterian Church with 180 ministries and some 75,000 members, and one Catholic province. The Welsh generally observe religious practices quite strictly, and few people work on Sundays. Wales also has a small number of Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and other religious minorities, concentrated mainly in the large cities of South Wales, such as Cardiff and Swansea. "
attendance - weekly Uruguay - 31.00% - - 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 Evangelical Convention of Uruguay Uruguay 4,500 - 57
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 Uruguay 4,500 0.14% 57
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.]
Candomble Uruguay - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 431. "Many Afro-Uruguayans who live in the Barrio Sur (South Neighborhood) of Montevideo practice the Afro-Brazilian religion of Condomble. "
Catholic Uruguay - - 224
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 Uruguay - - 222
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 Uruguay 1,819,800 60.00% - - 1990 Morrison, Marion. Uruguay (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992), pg. 116-117. "Population: 3,033,000 (1990 estimate)... Uruguay has no official religion. Some 60% of the population follows Roman Catholicism, but less than half of the adults attend church regularly. "
Catholic Uruguay 2,046,000 66.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 3.1 million [total pop.] (1991). In 1990 about 66 percent were professed Roman Catholics; 2 percent Protestants; and 2 percent Jews. Remainder nonprofessing or other (less than half of adult population attended church regularly).
Catholic Uruguay - 60.00% - - 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 Uruguay - - 226
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 Uruguay 2,473,000 77.50% 229
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 Uruguay 2,110,000 - - - 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 Uruguay 1,771,234 56.20% - - 1996 *LINK* Official department of tourism, Uruguay Total population: 3.151.662 (Census 1996); Religion: Catholics 56,2%, Non Religious 38,3%, Protestants 2%, Jewish 1,7%, Other 1,1%
Catholic Uruguay 2,158,666 66.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 3,270,707. Roman Catholic 66% (less than one-half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, nonprofessing or other 30%.
Catholic Uruguay - - 233
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 "


Uruguay, continued

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