What Are the Main Religions in France?


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The main religion in France is Roman Catholicism. As of 2014, it is estimated that over 80 percent of the country's residents are Roman Catholic.

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What Are the Main Religions in France?
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Though Roman Catholic ism is the dominant religion in France, there are also people who practice other religions. Approximately 2 percent of the French population are Protestant and 7 to 8 percent are practicing Muslims. France is also home to a handful of people who are Jewish or identify with the Baha'i faith. Only 4 percent of the population claims no religious preference, a statistic that shows how important religion is to the French.

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