March27 , 2023

    Christianity Growing in Europe according to Pew Research Survey


    Churches in Malawi Respond with Shelter and Food After Deadly Cyclone

    The longest-ever recorded cyclone in history---lasting 36 days, hit southeast Africa and killed 522, injured more than 700 people, and left more than 345,000 people homeless.

    France Celebrates Bible Month

    This year's theme is "Solidarity in the light of the Bible" and more than 200 bookstores and libraries are joining.

    New Women’s Audio Bible Launched in the UK

    The first-ever audio Bible recorded solely by UK women launched on March 8, coinciding with International Women's Day.

    Notre Dame to Re-open in December 2024

    French officials announced that one of the country's most iconic buildings will welcome visitors and faithful by December 2024.

    Pilgrimages Can Help Unchurched Travelers

    A travel website predicts that pilgrimages will be one of the biggest travel trends in 2023.


    A Pew Research Center survey found that Christianity continues to grow in Central and Eastern European countries 25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union and communist regimes.

    The study discovered that “religion and national identity are closely entwined.

    The study published on May 10 revealed that a majority of Europeans said they believe in God and they identify with a religion–mostly with Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholicism.

    The study discovered that “religion and national identity are closely entwined.” The majority of those surveyed claimed that their faith is an important aspect of their nationality. People in the Russian Federation and Poland said being Orthodox or Catholic is essential to their being “truly Russian” or “truly Polish.” Same with Greece where being Orthodox is considered vital to being “truly Greek.”

    Meantime, a survey revealed that patriotism and pride in Christianity of the English people have slowed the decline of congregation numbers of the Anglican Church, The Telegraph reports.

    According to the British Social Attitudes Survey and the European Social Survey, the number of people who said they have no religion decreased to 48.6 per cent i