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The current situation

The major religion remains Roman Catholic. According to the results of the latest Census in 2011, 81% of Portuguese people are Catholic, 3,6% from other religions and 6,8% have no religion.

For further information, see the article "Religions and Secularism in Portugal: mainly a lingering monotheism" (September 2015) by H. Machado Jorge on O-Re-La website.

D 17 September 2015    AHelena Vilaça AMaria João Oliveira

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