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pop.
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congreg./
churches/
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Protestant China: Shanghai 100,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "
Protestant China: Shanxi 80,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "; [Shaanxi really is listed separately from Shanxi. This is not a typo.]
Catholic China: Sichuan 300,000 - - - 1988 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 177-178. "The table below, based mainly on official government and CPA [Catholic Patriotic Association] estimates, gives a minimum figure for Catholics in the provinces. " [Technically, some may consider CPA Catholic, but not Roman Catholic.]
Protestant China: Sichuan 500,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "
Catholic China: Tianjin 90,000 - - - 1989 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 177-178. "The table below, based mainly on official government and CPA [Catholic Patriotic Association] estimates, gives a minimum figure for Catholics in the provinces. " [Technically, some may consider CPA Catholic, but not Roman Catholic.]
Protestant China: Tianjin 8,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "
Han China: Xinjiang - - - - 1998 Rutherford, Scott (ed.) East Asia. London: Apa Publications (1998), pg. 41. "In the autonomous region of Xinjiang, Uighurs remain the largest existing ethnic group, but make up only 45 percent of the population. Only when grouped together with the Kazakhs, Kirghiz and others do Uighurs constitute an Islamic, Turkic-speaking majority. Forty years ago, 80 percent of the population fulfilled these criteria. But now, the large cities have a majority of Han Chinese (except for Kashi) "
Islam China: Xinjiang - 80.00% - - 1958 Rutherford, Scott (ed.) East Asia. London: Apa Publications (1998), pg. 41. "In the autonomous region of Xinjiang, Uighurs remain the largest existing ethnic group, but make up only 45 percent of the population. Only when grouped together with the Kazakhs, Kirghiz and others do Uighurs constitute an Islamic, Turkic-speaking majority. Forty years ago, 80 percent of the population fulfilled these criteria. "
Islam China: Xinjiang 8,200,000 63.00% - - 1993 Twining, David T. The New Eurasia: A Guide to the Republics of the Former Soviet Union. Westport, CT: Praeger (1993), pg. 141. "China is concerned that the 8.2 million Muslims in the Xinjian-Uigur Autonomous Region, 63% of its population, may become restless and seek to renew links with fellow Uigurs and Kazakhs in Kazakhstan and Krygyzstan. "
Islam China: Xinjiang - - - - 1998 Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe. "Religion " in The Future Now: Predicting the 21st Century. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (1998), pg. 78. "There are movements of resistance by Muslim minorities waging war in Thailand, the Philippines and incipiently in Xinjiang. "
Kazakhs China: Xinjiang - - - - 1998 Rutherford, Scott (ed.) East Asia. London: Apa Publications (1998), pg. 41. "In the autonomous region of Xinjiang, Uighurs remain the largest existing ethnic group, but make up only 45 percent of the population. Only when grouped together with the Kazakhs, Kirghiz and others do Uighurs constitute an Islamic, Turkic-speaking majority. "
Kirghiz China: Xinjiang - - - - 1998 Rutherford, Scott (ed.) East Asia. London: Apa Publications (1998), pg. 41. "In the autonomous region of Xinjiang, Uighurs remain the largest existing ethnic group, but make up only 45 percent of the population. Only when grouped together with the Kazakhs, Kirghiz and others do Uighurs constitute an Islamic, Turkic-speaking majority. "
Protestant China: Xinjiang 15,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "
Uygur China: Xinjiang 7,200,000 45.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "East Turkistan " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "According to official Chinese statistics 1996, the population of Eastern Turkestan is approximately 16 million, of which the Uighurs number, the indigenous people of Eastern Turkestan, are 7.2 million and the Chineses number is 6.4 million. "
Uygur China: Xinjiang 1,152,000 7.20% - - 1997 *LINK* Gamming, Jenny. They have a flag-but no country " in Swedish Expressen, 17 Aug. 1997. (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site. Translated by SSF/Goran Hansson. "East Turkestan is situated in Central Asia, between Mongolia and Tibet. East Turkestan is, since 1949, the Chinese autonomous region Xinjiang, but is lacking actual self-government. 7.2% of the 16 million inhabitants are Uigurs, the indigenous people of East Turkestan. The influx of the Chinese has made the Uigurs a minority and the opposition between the Uigurs and the Chinese are at times violent. Another problem is the nuclear testing China is conducting in East Turkestan, against the will of the Uigurs. "
Uygur China: Xinjiang - 45.00% - - 1998 Rutherford, Scott (ed.) East Asia. London: Apa Publications (1998), pg. 41. "In the autonomous region of Xinjiang, Uighurs remain the largest existing ethnic group, but make up only 45 percent of the population. "
Han China: Xinjiang: Urumqi 800,000 80.00% - - 1998 Rutherford, Scott (ed.) East Asia. London: Apa Publications (1998), pg. 41. "...Urumqi, a city with over one million people and the capital of Xinjian, is made up of around 80 percent Han Chinese. "
Hani China: Yunnan 1,250,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 247. "Hani: Alternate Names: Huoyi; Location: China (Yunnan); Population: 1.25 million; Language: Hani; Religion: Polytheism; ancestory worship; some Christianity "; "The Hani are polytheistic. They believe that there is a Heaven God, an Earth God, a Tree God, as well as a Village God and a House God to protect them... Since the beginning of the 20th century, a number of Hani have converted to Christianity. "
Methodist China: Yunnan - - - - 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. 180. "...the Methodist tribal churches of the remote Yunnanese highlands in mainland China... were overwhelmingly the strongest religious communities and influences of their respective areas. "
Protestant China: Yunnan - - - - 1989 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 123. "...Yunnan... Gu estimates some 400,000 Christians in the province (almost certainly a conservative figure) and admits that 90% of these are tribal, although there has also been growth among the Han Chinese. "
Protestant China: Yunnan 400,000 - - - 1990 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 150. "In Yunan Province in the southwest, TSPM/CCC leaders have claimed that there are about 400,000 (registered) Christians, mainly among the 'minority' tribal peoples. However, one leader I spoke to in 1990 said that this figure should be doubled to take into account the many unregistered believers. "
Protestant China: Yunnan 400,000 - - - 1990 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 150. "In Yunan Province in the southwest, TSPM/CCC leaders have claimed that there are about 400,000 (registered) Christians, mainly among the 'minority' tribal peoples. However, one leader I spoke to in 1990 said that this figure should be doubled to take into account the many unregistered believers. "
Protestant China: Yunnan 800,000 - - - 1990 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 150. "In Yunan Province in the southwest, TSPM/CCC leaders have claimed that there are about 400,000 (registered) Christians, mainly among the 'minority' tribal peoples. However, one leader I spoke to in 1990 said that this figure should be doubled to take into account the many unregistered believers. "
Protestant China: Yunnan 800,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "
Protestant - registered China: Yunnan 400,000 - - - 1990 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 150. "In Yunan Province in the southwest, TSPM/CCC leaders have claimed that there are about 400,000 (registered) Christians, mainly among the 'minority' tribal peoples. However, one leader I spoke to in 1990 said that this figure should be doubled to take into account the many unregistered believers. "
Protestant - unregistered China: Yunnan 400,000 - - - 1990 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 150. "In Yunan Province in the southwest, TSPM/CCC leaders have claimed that there are about 400,000 (registered) Christians, mainly among the 'minority' tribal peoples. However, one leader I spoke to in 1990 said that this figure should be doubled to take into account the many unregistered believers. "
Christianity China: Zhejiang - - 2,000
units
- 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 86. "Zhejiang has seen the largest number of churches opened of any province in China (over 1,200) and there are also over 2,000 meeting points. "
Protestant China: Zhejiang 1,200,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 142. Table: "TSPM [Three Self Patriotic Movement] and Government Statistics for Protestant Chirstians by Province "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Dongyang County 20,000 2.23% - - 1982 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 144. "in Zhejiang Province, which also has a very large number of Christians, reports from both TSPM and unofficial sources in 1981-82 seemed to tally... The following year [1982] a house-church mimeographed sheet from the neighboring county of Dongyang reported that there were about 100 house-churches there, also serving some 20,000 Christians (total population 896,000). "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Ningbo County 30,000 - - - 1984 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 144. "Similar discrepancies have been reported from Ningbo, Zhejiang, where local Christians claimed there were 80,000 Christians in 1984 and the RAB[Religious Affairs Bureau] esimated only 30,000, while the local Three Self was prepared to admit only to 10,000. Members of independent house-churches and children under eighteen were excluded from the official survey. "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Ningbo County 80,000 - - - 1984 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 144. "Similar discrepancies have been reported from Ningbo, Zhejiang, where local Christians claimed there were 80,000 Christians in 1984 and the RAB[Religious Affairs Bureau] esimated only 30,000, while the local Three Self was prepared to admit only to 10,000. Members of independent house-churches and children under eighteen were excluded from the official survey. "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Wenzhou district 320,000 - - - 1994 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 137. "Leqing County, Zhejiang... This county is in the Wenzhou district, which is known as the 'Jerusalem of China' because of the large number of Christians (320,000 according to the official count). "
Little Flock China: Zhejiang: Xiaoshan County 59,850 - - - 1984 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 86. "some reports still point to large numbers of Christians remaining aloof from the official church structures in some counties in [Zhejiang] province... the internal report of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, which, after a field trip to Xiaoshan County, stated that more than 95% of the 63,000 Christians there belonged to the indigenous Little Flock group and were opposed to the TSPM... "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Xiaoshan County 63,000 - - - 1984 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 86. "the internal report of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, which, after a field trip to Xiaoshan County, stated that more than 95% of the 63,000 Christians there belonged to the indigenous Little Flock group and were opposed to the TSPM... "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Yiwu County 20,000 3.52% 191
units
- 1981 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 144. "in Zhejiang Province, which also has a very large number of Christians, reports from both TSPM and unofficial sources in 1981-82 seemed to tally. In the summer of 1981 the Zhejiang TSPM reported that Yiwu County had 191 meeting-places with about 20,000 worshippers (total population 568,000). "
Protestant China: Zhejiang: Yiwu County 20,000 - - - 1982 Lambert, Tony. The Resurrection of the Chinese Church; Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers (1994), 83. "...Dongyang and Yiwu counties in the heart of rural Zhejiang. According to TSPM sources, prior to the incident [April 1982] there were 20,000 Christians meeting in 191 places for worship in Yiwu County, and house-church sources at the time gave a similar figure for neighboring Dongyang... "
Buddhism Christmas Island 409 55.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 55%, Christian 15%, Muslim 10%, other 20% (1991); Total population: 743 (1997 est.). (Territory of Australia.)
Christianity Christmas Island 111 15.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 55%, Christian 15%, Muslim 10%, other 20% (1991); Total population: 743 (1997 est.).
Islam Christmas Island 74 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Buddhist 55%, Christian 15%, Muslim 10%, other 20% (1991); Total population: 743 (1997 est.).
Islam Christmas Island 720 20.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Christianity Cocos (Keeling) Islands 136 22.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 57%, Christian 22%, other 21% (1981 est.); Total population: 617 (1997 est.).
Islam Cocos (Keeling) Islands 352 57.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 57%, Christian 22%, other 21% (1981 est.); Total population: 617 (1997 est.).
Islam Cocos (Keeling) Islands 410 51.30% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table. Listed in table as "Cocos Islands "
Sunni Cocos (Keeling) Islands 352 57.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 57%, Christian 22%, other 21% (1981 est.); Total population: 617 (1997 est.).
Arawak Colombia - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 434. "Vaupes: Location: Colombia (along the Vaupes River); Language: A variety of Amerindian or mixed languages and dialects, including Tukano and Lingua Geral; Spanish; Portuguese; Religion: Indigenous beliefs... The vaupes Indians of Colombia comprise several major tribes, including the Caribes, the Cubeos, the Uananas, the Karapanas, the Tucanos, and the Macus. Another tribe, the Arawaks, live further north along the Isana river. "
Asociacion de Iglesias Hermanos Menonitas de Colombia Colombia 1,600 - 30
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " COLOMBIA: Asociacion de Iglesias Hermanos Menonitas de Colombia; Members: 1,600; Congregations: 30
Baptist Convention of Columbia Colombia 15,088 - 115
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 Colombia 15,088 0.04% 115
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.]
Cagaba Colombia - - - - 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 "; northern region where Venezuela borders Colombia.
Catholic Colombia 18,000,000 90.00% - - 1969 Carpenter, Allan & Jean Currens Lyon. Colombia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1969), pg. 57. "The Colombian population of 20,000,000... Ninety percent of the people are Roman Catholic... "
Catholic Colombia - 91.00% - - 1970 Landry, Lionel. The Land and People of Colombia; Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1970), pg. 66. "The Roman Catholic Church, which commands the loyalty of an overwhelming majority of Colombia's people--91%--is in deep disarray. "
Catholic Colombia - - 1,972
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 Colombia - - 2,216
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 Colombia - - 2,367
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 Colombia - 95.00% - - 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 Colombia - 95.00% - - 1992 Morrison, Marion. Colombia (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992), pg. 79. "...95% of the people are Roman Catholic. People worship regularly and the church is an important part of family life. "
Catholic Colombia - - 2,813
units
- 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Colombia 32,260,000 91.90% 2,955
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Colombia 33,200,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Colombia 35,547,376 95.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 95%; Total population: 37,418,290.
Catholic Colombia - - 3,094
units
- 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years) Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic Colombia - 90.00% - - 1998 "Colombia's Bleeding Church " in Christianity Today (May 18, 1998), pg. 42. "...Colombia, which is more than 90 percent Catholic... "
Catholic Colombia 26,600,000 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies In 1988 estimated at 28 million [total pop.]. Over 95 percent of population Roman Catholic in late 1980s; remainder primarily various Protestant groups.
Catholic Colombia - 93.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Colombia - 95.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Roman Catholic Countries of the World "
Catholic - bishops Colombia 43 - - - 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 Colombia 45 - - - 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 Colombia 57 - - - 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 Colombia 65 - - - 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 Colombia 74 - - - 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 Colombia 11,000 - - - 1970 Landry, Lionel. The Land and People of Colombia; Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1970), pg. 66. "The Church has, in Colombia, fifty bishops and archbishops, 3,500 priests, and 11,000 nuns. "
Catholic - nuns Colombia 17,804 - - - 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 Colombia 17,537 - - - 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 Colombia 3,500 - - - 1970 Landry, Lionel. The Land and People of Colombia; Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. (1970), pg. 66. "The Church has, in Colombia, fifty bishops and archbishops, 3,500 priests, and 11,000 nuns. "
Catholic - priests Colombia 5,227 - - - 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 "


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