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Londonderry's 'Protestant exodus': when they burned the church hall, we knew we had to move ... The News Letter has, in the week since the report was published, spoken to a number of Londonderry Protestants willing to share their experiences of life in the cityside during the troubled time when most ...

As of June 2017, about 68 percent of white mainline Protestants and 67 percent of Catholics viewed same-sex marriage positively. However, only 35 percent of white evangelicals — a denomination that falls under Protestantism — support same-sex marriage, all according to the Pew Research Center.
A report funded by the Dublin government to “promote reconciliation” by exploring the mass 'migration' of Protestants in Londonderry has had the opposite ... Between 1971 and 1981, the Protestant population on the west bank of the River Foyle in Londonderry fell from 8,459 to just 2,874, according to ...
A belief implicitly biblical is not necessarily antibiblical or unbiblical. But we maintain that the Protestant principle of sola Scriptura (“Scripture alone”), on the other hand, is incoherent and – I dare say – quite unbiblical. In fact, many doctrines accepted by Protestants are either not found in the Bible at all (for ...
Instead, a number of “interrelated push and pull factors” combined to encourage Protestants to move either to the east bank - which was predominantly Protestant – or away from Derry. These included a fundamental shift in the position of Protestants within the city, poor and limited housing on the west bank, ...
2The evangelical Protestant share of the population has dipped slightly in recent years (from 26.3% in 2007 to 25.4% in 2014), but more slowly than the mainline Protestant and Catholic populations. Though the percentage of Americans who identify with evangelical Protestant denominations has ticked ...
Last fall marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, an event with profound consequences for the development of both religion and politics across the globe. Arising in sixteenth-century Europe, migrating into seventeenth-century America, and expanding by degrees across the remainder of ...
Protestants largely stay Protestant, defecting at similar rates as Catholics during the four-year period: 8.8 percent vs. 9.1 percent. The vast majority of those who leave Protestantism also become nones. Of those who identified as Protestants in 2010, 7.4 percent became nones by 2014, with 5.7 percent ...
The Protestant parishioner who confides in his pastor that he stole a shovel. The Catholic penitent .... Lutherans, too, largely have abandoned the practice of private confession, though the Protestant Reformation's founder, Martin Luther, initially had retained the custom from his Catholic roots. “What has ...
An increasing number of church administrations are selling property as building maintenance becomes more untenable, according to a study published Friday by the Evangelische Bank, a German bank linked to the country's Protestant Church. The study surveyed 145 building administrators in 126 church ...


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