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World Vision Report

World Vision, Canada's, Research Report Beyond the Welcome (2011) says that the pastors reporta lack of knowledge of world religions hampered their ministry. See the summary or full report




Find out about the state of religion in the world, particularly in North America and Europe, as described by various polling and cultural organizations:
Gallup Organization
Pew Forum
Census Canada
Religion in Britain

Religion in Germany



Pew American Religion

Read the new Pew Report on Religion in America


All text and graphics onUnderstanding World Religions are protected by copyright, 1995, 199, 2011. Permission to reproduce material found on this Web Site must be obtained from the appropriate copyright owner. World religions graphic by Christopher Tobias from Irving Hexham's Understanding World Religions, Zondervan, Grand Rapids, 2012, and Roberta Polfus, from the Concise Dictionary of Religion, InterVarsity Press, Carol Stream, 1994.