New York Religion


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New York State is home to a diverse array of religious congregations, representing multiple denominations and faiths. From sprawling churches in the metropolitan cities to small chapels in rural areas, there are places of worship all around the state where people can connect with their faith. The churches in New York vary greatly in size and mission, providing unique opportunities for spiritual nourishment. There are historic churches that have been standing since colonial times, as well as rapidly growing congregations that have taken root due to an influx of new immigrants. Regardless of location or denomination, churches in New York State provide a vital resource for those seeking spiritual guidance and nourishment.

51.6% of the people in New York are religious:
- 1.6% are Baptist
- 0.9% are Episcopalian
- 33.4% are Catholic
- 1.1% are Lutheran
- 2.2% are Methodist
- 0.8% are Pentecostal
- 1.2% are Presbyterian
- 0.4% are Church of Jesus Christ
- 3.2% are another Christian faith
- 4.1% are Judaism
- 0.6% are an eastern faith
- 2.0% affilitates with Islam

According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.
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Over 8 years ago

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