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Christians Continue to Dominate Congress Even as Fewer Americans Identify as Religious: Survey

An overwhelming majority of the incoming members of Congress identify as Christians even as the number of Americans who do so has declined.

Whenever the lower chamber of the 118th Congress is sworn in — which is pending the election of the next House speaker — Christians will comprise 88% of voting members, according to Pew Research Center’s latest Faith on the Hill report.

That number — unchanged from the 117th session — stands in stark contrast with the share of Christians in the general U.S. population, which, since 2007, has declined from 78% to its current level of 63%.

It also marks the second-highest percentage since 1979-’80, when 91% of members of the 96th Congress identified as Christian.

Keep reading this article on The Christian Post.

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