Boston, Massachusetts 

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Religion in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA is home to a wide variety of religious congregations from a multitude of faiths and backgrounds. From traditional Christian churches to emerging, modern movements - the city has something for everyone. With its diverse population, Massachusetts is a place where people of different faiths and cultures can come together to share their beliefs in an accepting environment. There are many churches located throughout the city, ranging from small chapels to large cathedrals that can hold thousands of worshippers. For those who seek guidance and spiritual support, these places of worship offer many opportunities for fellowship, prayer, and study of scripture. They also provide opportunities for social justice activities and community outreach programs that help bring people closer together to tackle issues such as poverty or violence in their neighborhoods. No matter what your faith or background may be, there is something special about each church in Boston that makes it unique - making it possible for anyone to find a home away from home within its walls.

62.8% of the people in Boston are religious:
- 2.0% are Baptist
- 1.0% are Episcopalian
- 48.2% are Catholic
- 0.1% are Lutheran
- 0.7% are Methodist
- 1.1% are Pentecostal
- 0.7% are Presbyterian
- 0.5% are Church of Jesus Christ
- 4.9% are another Christian faith
- 0.7% are Judaism
- 1.0% are an eastern faith
- 1.1% affilitates with Islam

According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.

  • Percent Religious (US Avg: 49.42%)
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    Reviews for Boston    122 Reviews
    Boston is great! - 4/2/2023
    health care in the country, plenty of jobs, gorgeous architecture, cool neighborhoods, lots of great restaurants, and always something to do. The beautiful coast, the... Read More

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    Many pros, but all are outweighed by the cons - 1/31/2022
    I've lived in/near Boston my whole life almost. It has many pros such as a big city feel, extremely safe, reliable train transportation, great food. However any pro... Read More

    Do you want to feel poor?! Come on down! - 10/4/2021
    I moved to MA from the country of Georgia in eastern Europe. Then traveled quite a bit in the U.S. Boston definitely has its own flavor. Suburbs offer okay schools,... Read More

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