Can You Match the Country To Its Most Practiced Religion?

J. Reinoehl

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At one time, each country followed the religion set up by the state. In modern times, a few governments still have established religions, but most countries support religious freedom. Even without a state established religion, people of the same nation may have one religious belief that stands out. Do you know what most of the people in the following countries believe? Find out by taking this quiz.

The most practiced religion in Canada is?

“True Christians consider themselves not as satisfying some rigorous creditor, but as discharging a debt of gratitude” ― William Wilberforce, Real Christianity

What is the most practiced religion in Laos?

The two main divisions of Buddhism are Mahayana and Theravada. Zen Buddhism is a branch of Mahayana Buddhism that incorporates Chinese Taoism and is primarily practiced in Japan.

What is the most practiced religion in Italy?

“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.”― G.K. Chesterton, English writer who lived 1874-1936 and is best known for his Father Brown series

What is the most practiced religion in Iraq?

Islam follows some of the same history found in Judeo-Christian scriptures (Judaism and Christianity). There are five Pillars of Islam that each Muslim must follow in addition to other rules and rituals.

The most practiced religion in Cambodia is?

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ― Gautama Buddha, Sayings Of Buddha

What is the most practiced religion in Denmark?

Denmark is one of the few countries that still has a state supported religion: the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark. As such, the government appoints a Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs.

The most practiced religion in Switzerland is?

“Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of (another)... There are just some kind of men who - who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.” ― Harper Lee, "To Kill a Mockingbird"

What is the most practiced religion in Nepal?

Before 2006, Hinduism was the state religion of Nepal. In 2006, Nepal became a secular state, but more than 80 percent of the population is Hindu.

The most practiced religion in Mexico is?

“Out of 100 men, one will read the Bible, the other 99 will read the Christian.” ― Dwight L. Moody

The most practiced religion in Greece is?

The Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church were initially united from A. D. 325—787. In 787, the Eastern and Western churches began to divide in The Great Schism that culminated in A. D. 1054.

In which country is Islam the most practiced religion?

“Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.” ― Malcolm X, American social leader and one-time member of the Nation of Islam

What is the most practiced religion in Iceland?

Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses about the ways in which the Catholic Church was not following scripture. Its publication on October 31, 1517 became the first time a protest against the Catholic Church became a solid movement.

What is the most practiced religion in Hungary?

“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.” –Garrison Keillor, American author and humorist famous for creating the radio show “A Prairie Home Companion”

The most practiced religion in Egypt is?

A Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca (the most holy place) that each Muslim must complete once during his or her lifetime. The Hajj begins on the last month of the Islamic calendar, on the seventh or eighth day, and ends on the twelfth day.

The most practiced religion in Argentina is?

“Too many people get credit for being good, when they are only being passive. They are too often praised for being broadminded when they are so broadminded they can never make up their minds about anything.” ― Fulton J. Sheen, American bishop and then archbishop who worked on television and radio

In which country is Christianity the most practiced religion?

France is a culturally Catholic country. The French Revolution established religious freedom for the nation, but today there is much concern about cults, which has caused some laws to be enacted that minority religions feel are preventing their freedoms.

What is the most practiced religion in Afghanistan?

“Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.” ― Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, 13th century Sunni Muslim scholar

The most practiced religion in Ukraine is?

The Great Schism that separated the Eastern Orthodox and (Western) Roman Catholic churches initially began over several doctrinal issues. However, when the Western Church failed to aid Constantinople, leading to its loss to the Ottomans in 1453, that was the final break.

What is the most practiced religion in the United States?

"And what is hell? Can you tell me that?" "A pit full of fire." "And should you like to fall into that pit, and to be burning there forever?" "No, sir." "What must you do to avoid it?" I deliberated a moment: my answer, when it did come was objectionable: "I must keep in good health and not die.” ― Charlotte Brontë, "Jane Eyre"

What is the most practiced religion in Saudi Arabia?

The Qur’an is the Muslim Holy Book. The Hadith is another important book filled with the sayings and traditions of Muhammad.

In which country is Roman Catholicism the most practiced religion?

“We are not some casual and meaningless product of evolution. Each of us is the result of a thought of God.” ― Pope Benedict XVI, leader of the Roman Catholic Church

What is the most practiced religion in Kenya?

Christianity began as a movement in Judaism that recognized Jesus Christ as the Son of God. In A. D. 392, Christianity became the state religion of the Roman Empire under Constantine.

In which country is Buddhism the most practiced religion?

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

The most practiced religion in Germany is?

Christianity formed around Jesus Christ and his 12 apostles, but even before the last apostle died, factions, such as Gnosticism arose and separated from the group. The Oriental Church was the next to form and leave, then the Eastern and Western churches split. When Martin Luther initiated the Protestant revolution in Germany, it became a small pebble that started a landslide with varying degrees of differences between different Christian sects.

The most practiced religion in Poland is?

“Christianity nowadays is like a big household where many cousins live under the same roof. They all belong to the same clan, but at times they have very different ideas about how to run their family affairs.” –Maria Augusta von Trapp, author of The Story of the Trapp Family Singers on which "The Sound of Music" was based

What is the most practiced religion in Israel?

“Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind.” –Albert Einstein, Jewish scientist best known for his theory of relativity

The most practiced religion in Brazil is?

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ― Mother Teresa

What is the most practiced religion in Spain?

Christianity is the most followed religion in the world. One-third of the world’s inhabitants (an estimated 2.2 billion people) are Christians.

In which country is Hinduism the most practiced religion?

"Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ― Mahatma Gandhi, Indian social leader born into the Hindu merchant caste

What is the most practiced religion in Russia?

The Russian Orthodox Church is a part of the other Eastern Orthodox churches. It traces its roots to A. D. 988 when Kiev was Christianized.

The most practiced religion in South Africa is?

“I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.” ― C.S. Lewis

In which country is Shia Islam the most practiced religion?

Shia (Shiite) Islam is the second largest branch of Islam. It differs from Sunni in that it does not accept three of the four of the successors to Muhammad.

The most practiced religion in the Philippines is?

“The world of atheism was cracking apart for me, just as once the world of Catholic faith had cracked apart. I was losing my faith in the nonexistence of God.” ― Anne Rice, Called Out of Darkness: A Spiritual Confession

The most practiced religion in North Korea is?

As a communist state, North Korea (DPRK) developed its own state “non”-religion. Juche holds to the primary philosophy that “man is the master of his own destiny.”

In which country is Lutheran Christianity the most practiced religion?

Like Iceland and Denmark, Finland adopted Lutheranism as its state religion. Initially, Vikings were converted by monks and brought Catholicism to the Nordic regions. In the 1500s, the countries converted to Lutheranism in part for political reasons.

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