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Friday, June 19, 2020

Costa Rica’s bishops defend Catholic Church’s role as state religion

Catholic bishops in Costa Rica, with the backing of the Evangelical Alliance, are against a proposed reform of the constitution removing Catholicism as the official state religion.

Christian leaders in the Central American country argue that the move is fueled by anti-Catholic bias and would actually erode the religious freedom currently enjoyed nationwide.

According to the latest census, over 70 percent of the population of five million describe themselves as Christian, with Catholics representing just over 50 percent of the country’s total population.

Full article at Crux.

https://mirrorofjustice.blogs.com/mirrorofjustice/2020/06/costa-ricas-bishops-defend-catholic-churchs-role-as-state-religion.html

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