Catholic Hispanic Population Shrinking: Poll

02/25/2013 09:19 am ET
  • Christian Today

The number of US Hispanics identifying themselves as Catholic has declined in the last five years.

According to a Gallup poll, 11 per cent of US Hispanics selected their religious preference as "None/Don't Know Refused" in 2008, compared with 15 per cent in 2012.

While the number identifying themselves as Protestant remained largely the same (27 per cent in 2008 versus 28 per cent in 2012), those identifying themselves as Catholic fell in the last five years from 58 per cent to 54 per cent.

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