Mythbuster: France is a strongly Catholic country

France is regarded as a Catholic country, but the actual number of people who go to church every week is the lowest of any ‘Catholic country’, and surveys show religion is not part of life for most people.

There are no government statistics for churchgoers as it is regarded as counter to freedom of choice to ask anyone about their religious beliefs. Any information that exists, therefore, comes from opinion polls.

In 2017 a ...

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