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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Islam Burundi 700,000 20.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Unreliable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Muslim Minorities countries had around 308 Million Muslim.. "; "...add (784.5M [independent Muslim countries]+ 308M) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 317,391,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Burundi - 1.00% - - 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% "
Islam Burundi 60,526 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 32%, Muslim 1%; Total population: 6,052,614.
Islam Burundi 118,000 2.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 86. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Islam Burundi 60,000 1.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 69. "Location: Burundi; Population: More than 6,000,000 "; "About 1% of Burundians are Muslim. "
Islam Burundi 73,000 1.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Burundi 280 0.01% 9
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 "; Adherent count here is from "1983 Peak Publishers " column
Jehovah's Witnesses Burundi 2,273 0.03% 40
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 6,048.
Jehovah's Witnesses Burundi 2,433 0.04% 48
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 Burundi 729 - 9
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 Burundi 6,048 0.09% 40
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 Burundi 6,529 0.10% - - 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.
primal-indigenous Burundi - 40.00% - - 1973 Carpenter, Allan & Matthew Maginnis. Burundi (series: Enchantment of Africa). Chicago: Childrens Press (1973), pg. 74. "Tradition lives on in the religious beliefs of the Burundi, too. It has been almost a century since foreign missionaries first came to the country, establishing churches, schools, and medical dispensaries. Though about 60% of the population has converted to Christianity... The other 40% of the population remains attached to the traditional relgion, or animism, which is based on a belief in Imana, creator of the universe and source of all good. This religion teaches that all men and animals possess the same inner spirit, called imana... When human beings die, their spirits are honored as ancestors and referred to as baximu... "
primal-indigenous Burundi 1,400,000 40.00% - - 1973 Carpenter, Allan & Matthew Maginnis. Burundi (series: Enchantment of Africa). Chicago: Childrens Press (1973), pg. 90. "Religion - About 60% Christian, mostly Roman Catholic; about 40% animist.. Total Population - 3,500,000 "
primal-indigenous Burundi - 14.00% - - 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% "; Listed in table as "Traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Burundi 1,936,836 32.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 32%, Muslim 1%; Total population: 6,052,614.
primal-indigenous Burundi 2,242,000 38.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 86. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
primal-indigenous Burundi 1,920,000 32.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 69. "Location: Burundi; Population: More than 6,000,000 "; "Those holding indigenous beliefs account for 32% of the population. "
Protestant Burundi 250,000 - - - 1973 Carpenter, Allan & Matthew Maginnis. Burundi (series: Enchantment of Africa). Chicago: Childrens Press (1973), pg. 74. "Though about 60% of the population has converted to Christianity, only 250,000 Barundi are Protestant, while more than 2 million are Roman Catholic. "
Protestant Burundi - 18.00% - - 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 Burundi 302,631 5.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 32%, Muslim 1%; Total population: 6,052,614.
Protestant Burundi 300,000 5.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 69. "Location: Burundi; Population: More than 6,000,000 "; "Most Burundians profess Christianity, with 62% subscribing to the Roman Catholic faith, and 5% to Protestant faiths. Those holding indigenous beliefs account for 32% of the population. About 1% of Burundians are Muslim. "
Tutsi Burundi 560,000 16.00% - - 1973 Carpenter, Allan & Matthew Maginnis. Burundi (series: Enchantment of Africa). Chicago: Childrens Press (1973), pg. 90. "Total Population - 3,500,000... Population Distribution (by ethnic group): Hutu: 83%; Tutsi: 16%; Twa: less than 1%; Foreigners: less than .5% "
Tutsi Burundi 826,000 14.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 86. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.
Twa Burundi 35,000 1.00% - - 1973 Carpenter, Allan & Matthew Maginnis. Burundi (series: Enchantment of Africa). Chicago: Childrens Press (1973), pg. 90. "Total Population - 3,500,000... Population Distribution (by ethnic group): Hutu: 83%; Tutsi: 16%; Twa: less than 1%; Foreigners: less than .5% "
Twa Burundi - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Twa Burundi 59,000 1.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 86. Estimates of % of population in ethnic (NOT religious) backgrounds, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Twa, or Pygmies (1%) "
Union of Baptist Churches in Burundi Burundi 32,000 - 87
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 "
Christianity Byzantine Empire - - - - 1000 C.E. Corrick, James A. The Byzantine Empire. San Diego: Lucent Books (1997), pg. 38. "The Christian church was central to the culture of the Byzantine Empire. Religion went very deep in the empire's society, ruling every part of Byzantine life... All Byzantine citizens, from laborers to merchants to aristocrats, took part in religious debates about subjects such as how exactly God, Christ, and the Holy Spirit were related to each other.
Christianity - monastic Byzantine Empire 150,000 1.00% 7,000
units
- 1000 C.E. Boorstin, Daniel J. The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World. New York, NY: Random House (1998), pg. 73. "Scholars speculate that in the year 1000, when the population of the Byzantine Empire was about 15 million, the empire may have held more than 150,000 monks and some 7,000 monastic establishments. "
Roma Byzantine Empire - - - - 835 C.E. Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994), pg. 114. "The Gypsies... Though the date of their original exodus from India is unknown, they were on byzantine territory by the year 835, and there is firm evidence that Gypsies had crossed into the European part of the Byzantine Empire by the 11th century. "
Advent Christian Church California 968 0.00% 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 774.
affiliated California - 42.30% 14,427
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Texas Leads the Nation in Number of Churches, Members "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "; Affiliated here is number of "Adherents " -- defined as "all members, including regular participants who are not considered as communicant. "
affiliated - full communicant California 2,752,215 9.30% 14,427
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Texas Leads the Nation in Number of Churches, Members "; "Data based on reports from reports from church bodies. "; "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status.
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church California 14,264 0.05% 28
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 11,031.
African Orthodox Church of the West California - - 1
unit
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 110. "African Orthodox Church of the West... Membership: In 1985, the Church had two parishes, one in Chicago and one in California with several hundred members. "
Agnostic California - 1.20% - - 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.
Alamo Christian Foundation California - - 1
unit
1
country
1969 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 251. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals. "Music Square Church... Alma, AK [H.Q.]

History: Music Square Church (also known as the Holy Alamo Christian Church Consecrated) began in 1969 as a street ministry in Hollywood, California, by Susan Alamo... an independent Pentecostal minister, and Tony Alamo... They began a ministry in Hollywood in the mid-1960s and opened a church there in 1969 where their first converts gathered. The church was originally known as the Tony and Susan Alamo Christian Foundation, but in 1981 Music Square Church was incorporated and in 1982 superceded the foundation. "

Albakourat al-Durzeyat California - - 2
units
- 1989 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993), pg. 180. "The May 1989 issue of Our Heritage [p. 21] lists the now 12 Mashaykhat al-'Aql [Druze] in the U.S. & Canada as follows: " Escondido, Cal.; Reseda, Cal.; Edmonton, Sask.; Missusauga, Ont.; Bethal, Conn.; Middletown, Conn.; Titusville, Fla.; North Adams, Mass.; Fenton, Mich.; Paramus, N.J.; Houston, Tex.; Mclean, Va.
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection California 27 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 21. [Listed as 'Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection.']
American Association of Lutheran Churches California 1,173 0.00% 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 902. [Listed as 'Lutheran Churches American Association Of.']
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. California 184,723 0.62% 555
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 145,509.
Ananda Community California - - - - 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. 320. "One of Yogananda's disciples, Swami Kriyananda (b. Donald Walters, 1926), broke from the Self-Realization Fellowship and established a separate commune, the Ananda Community, in the California foothills of the Sierra mountains. "
Ancient Tridentine Catholic Church California - - 4
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 68. "Membership: IN 1988 the church reported about 120 families in its seven active parishes in San Francisco, Daly City, Yuba City, and Monterey, California; Silver Cliff, Colorado; and Merida, Mexico. "
Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarean) California 498 0.00% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 392. [Listed as 'Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarean).']
Apostolic Christian Churches of America California 125 0.00% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 70. [Listed as 'Apostolic Christian Church of America.']
Apostolic Church of Jesus California - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 260. "...congregations... Palo Alto, California... "
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America California 89 0.00% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 58.
Arya Samaj California - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Global Directory: Directory of Arya Samaj in United States of America " (viewed 24 Jan. 1999) counted listings in directory
Assemblies of God California 263,059 0.88% 1,123
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 157,872. [Listed as 'Assemblies of God.']
Assemblies of God California - 0.30% - - 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.
Assyrian Church of the East California 5,208 0.02% 7
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. More exclusive 'members' column: 1,144. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Babylonian California - - - - 1991 Jade. To Know: A Guide to Women's Magic and Spirituality. Oak Park, IL: Delphi Press (1991), pg. 74. "Centre of The Divine Ishtar, P.O. Box 9494, San Jose, CA 95157. Local (northern California-South SF Bay) Goddess worship fellowship with traditional eclectic/Wiccan focus; mixed genders; members of many traditions (Dianic, Gardnerian, Celtic, Eclectic, Qabalist, Santera, Culdee, etc.) "
Baptist California - 10.00% - - 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.
Baptist - black denominations California 595,070 2.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 470,875. [Listed as 'Black Baptists Estimate.']
Baptist General Conference California 43,661 0.15% 125
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 34,442.
Baptist Missionary Association of America California 1,584 0.01% 18
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,233.
Berean Fundamental Church California 660 0.00% 4
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. More exclusive 'members' column: 319. [Listed as 'Berean Fundamental Church.']
Big Valley Grace Community California 2,150 - 1
unit
- 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; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Modesto, CA; pastor David Seifert.
Brethren Church (Ashland) California 386 0.00% 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 297. [Listed as 'Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio).']
Brethren in Christ California 2,066 0.01% 14
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. More exclusive 'members' column: 1,886. [Listed as 'Brethren in Christ Church.']
Brethren in Christ California - - 14
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted congregations from their index
Buddhism California - - 68
units
- 1978 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. 136. "Western Buddhist groups in America are usually quite small, many having only five or ten members who regularly attend meditation or chanting sessions. Many of these groups meet in the private residence of one of their members... according to a 1978 survey, there were in California sixty-eight [Buddhist] groups, and of these perhaps only a dozen had their own buildings and a membership of fifty persons or more. "
Buddhism California - 0.70% - - 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.
Calvary Chapel California - - 249
units
- 2000 *LINK* official Calvary Chapel website (Jan. 2000) directory
Campus Crusade for Christ California - - - - 1951 Diamong, Sara. Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right. New York: The Guilford Press (1998), pg. 61. "The Christian World Liberation Front was founded in 1969 in Berkeley, California, by staffers of Campus Crusade for Christ, a group that had been around since the 1950s. Founder Bill Bright, a successful businessman, started Campus Crusade on the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) campus in 1951. With the idea of imitating communist recruitment tactics, he urged young Christian converts to form cell groups. Bright self-consciously promoted an image of his ministry as a revolutionary movement. "
Cao Dai California 2,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998); web page: "Activities of CAODAI " "Presently Cao Daists amount to about 6 million. In Viet Nam, the religion is completely paralyzed under the current government, the Sacerdotal Hierarchy being dissolved. Thus many adepts are scattered around the world and continue to propagate their religion. In California there are approx. 2,000 Cao Daists. "
Catholic California - 19.00% - - 1860 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 113-114. "If we examine the regional and ethnic dispersion of American Catholics in 1860... Hispanics put California in second place with 19 percent Catholic. "
Catholic California 8,437,000 32.00% - - 1989 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 112-114. [Original sources: Official Catholic Directory, based on parish-level reporting, & U.S. 1989 Statistical Abstract] 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 California 7,142,067 24.00% 1,280
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 California - 28.90% - - 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 California 8,053,296 24.20% 1,058
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 Apostolic Church at Davis California - - - - 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 139. Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy. "Catholic Apostolic Church at Davis... Davis, CA [H.Q.]... The Catholic Orthodox Church at Davis was founded in 1972 by Albert Ronald Coady. Coady was ordained in May 1972 by Archbishoip John Marion Stanley of the Orthodox Church of the East... Originally known as the Christian Orthodox Church, it became known as the Eastern Catholic Church Syro-Chaldean Rite before taking its present name in the mid-1980s. The church is Eastern in its liturgy... Membership: Not reported. "
Centre of The Divine Ishtar California - - - - 1991 Jade. To Know: A Guide to Women's Magic and Spirituality. Oak Park, IL: Delphi Press (1991), pg. 74. "Centre of The Divine Ishtar, P.O. Box 9494, San Jose, CA 95157. Local (northern California-South SF Bay) Goddess worship fellowship with traditional eclectic/Wiccan focus; mixed genders; members of many traditions (Dianic, Gardnerian, Celtic, Eclectic, Qabalist, Santera, Culdee, etc.) "
Christian and Missionary Alliance California 38,525 0.13% 189
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 22,610.


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