Largest Christian populations (as of 2010):
- United States 246,790,000
- Brazil 176,356,100
- Mexico 107,780,000
- Russia 102,600,000
- Philippines 93,121,400
- Nigeria 80,510,000
- People's Republic of China 67,070,000
- DR Congo 63,150,000
- Germany 56,957,500
- Ethiopia 52,580,000
- Italy 51,852,284
- United Kingdom 45,030,000
- Colombia 42,810,000
- South Africa 40,560,000
- France 39,560,000
- Ukraine 38,080,000
- Spain 36,697,000
- Poland 36,090,000
- Argentina 34,420,000
- Kenya 34,340,000
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... to Catholicism, the Conversos, also known as New Christians or Marranos, who were suspected of secretly practising Judaism ... with Portuguese attempts to convert non-Christians to Catholicism ... The coastal south Indian ancient Jewish Christian community of Malabar Nasranis was also persecuted in the Portuguese Inquisition ...
... Resident Aliens Life in the Christian Colony (ISBN 0-687-36159-1) is a 1989 book authored by theologians Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon ... It argues that churches should focus on developing Christian life and community rather than attempting to reform the secular culture ... Hauerwas and Willmon reject the idea that America or any other country is a Christian nation, instead believing that Christians should see themselves as "residents aliens" in a foreign land, using the metaphor ...
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... A Christian community is recorded in 1114 in Qal'a in central Algeria ... outside of the city of Carthage, and evidence of religious contacts with Christians of Arab Spain ... reforms adopted in Europe at this time were disseminated amongst the indigenous Christians of Tunis, which would have not been possible had there been an absence of contact with Rome ...
... and 1972 (the last till after the Lebanese Civil War), seats were apportioned between Christians and Muslims in a 65 ratio, with various denominations of the two faiths allocated representation ... that their own higher birthrate and the higher emigration rate among Christians had by this time almost certainly produced a Muslim majority, which the parliamentary distribution did ... Christian politicians were unwilling to abolish or alter the system, however, and it was one of the factors in the 1975–1990 civil war ...
Famous quotes containing the word christians:
“Why need Christians be still intolerant and superstitious? The simple-minded sailors were unwilling to cast overboard Jonah at his own request.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“There is not a Musselman alive who would not imagine that he was performing an action pleasing to God and his Holy Prophet by exterminating every Christian on earth, while the Christians are scarcely more tolerant on their side.”
—Denis Diderot (17131784)
“The more you mow us down, the more numerous we grow; the blood of Christians is seed.”
—Tertullian (c. 150230)