According to the 2011 census, two-thirds of the people added to the Canadian population since 2006 were immigrants. The breakdown of where they came from will come in later releases, but the 2006 census offers a strong indication of the trends. The National Post’s graphics team takes a look: via […]
The State of Metropolitan America report portrays the demographic and social trends shaping the nation’s large metropolitan areas and discusses what they imply for public policies to secure prosperity. via The Demographic Transformation of the U.S. – YouTube.
Luis Lugo, director of the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, discussed the Religious Landscape Survey — a 2007 survey of more than 35,000 Americans ages 18 and older. via Religious Landscape Survey – YouTube.
According to the 2012 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, the almost $29 billion contributed by church members represented a 2.2 percent decrease in terms of per capita giving. via Christianity Today Liveblog: Report: Church Giving Dropped $1.2 Billion in 2010 Recession.
What Jeremy Lin means to Asian American Christians – Guest Voices – The Washington Post. Jeremy Lin is an Ivy League grad and few have made it into the NBA. Jeremy Lin is Asian American, of Chinese/Taiwanese descent. And finally, Jeremy Lin is Christian.
US sees rise in Latter-Day Saints, Mormons and Muslims | Christian News on Christian Today. The latest census into religion in the US has revealed a dramatic increase in the number of Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, and Muslims, a modest increase..
Immigrants remaking Canada’s religious face in surprising ways. Christians remain the large cohort of immigrants to Canada, while China is sending the most non-religious.Canada is welcoming more than the global average of immigrants who are Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and non-religious. Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/whoarewe/Immigrants+remaking+Canada+religious+face+surprising+ways/6432878/story.html#ixzz20oWyzyOB
Most And Least Catholic States In America (PHOTOS). A study measuring religious bodies in the United States called the, “2010 U.S. Religious Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study (RCMS)” was recently released by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB)
U.S. Confidence in Organized Religion at Low Point. PRINCETON, NJ — Forty-four percent of Americans have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in “the church or organized religion” today just below the low points Gallup has found in recent years, including 45% in 2002 and 46% in […]