Louisiana Religion


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Louisiana State is home to a wide variety of religious congregations representing many different faiths. From Catholic churches to Baptist and Presbyterian churches, there is something for everyone. The largest denomination in the state is the Roman Catholic Church, which has over 800 parishes within Louisiana’s borders. Other prominent religious congregations include the United Methodist Church, Southern Baptist Convention, Assemblies of God, and nondenominational Christian churches. These Protestant denominations each have numerous churches throughout Louisiana State. In addition to these major denominations, there are also Orthodox Christian churches, Hindu temples, Buddhist centers, Islamic mosques, and Jewish synagogues located throughout the state – providing spiritual resources for people of all beliefs. With an ever-growing number of religious congregations in Louisiana State today, it's clear that faith plays an important role in the life of its citizens.

62.0% of the people in Louisiana are religious:
- 20.0% are Baptist
- 0.6% are Episcopalian
- 27.2% are Catholic
- 0.4% are Lutheran
- 4.2% are Methodist
- 2.3% are Pentecostal
- 0.4% are Presbyterian
- 0.7% are Church of Jesus Christ
- 5.7% are another Christian faith
- 0.2% are Judaism
- 0.2% are an eastern faith
- 0.2% affilitates with Islam

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