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published: 1/15/13
updated: 2/18/14

Religion in Mexico

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Roman Catholic Church

Mexican Bishop

Pope Benedict XVI in Mexico

Religion in Mexico Fast Facts

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Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% (Pentecostal 1.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other 3.8%), other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1% 

Summary of Religion in Mexico

Religiously, Roman Catholicism dominates Mexico today as it has for centuries.

Protestant Christianity is next largest distinguishable religious group. These numbers have increased in the last 100 years due to the influence of Pentecostal Christianity in particular.

Mexico has one of the largest numbers of Jehovah's Witnesses of anywhere in the world.

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