The majority of Germany’s Christians are registered as either Catholic (22.6 million) or Protestant (20.7 million). The Protestant Church has its roots in Lutheranism and other denominations that rose out of the 16th-century religious reform movement.
When did Germany convert to Christianity?
The last Germanic people on the European continent to be converted to Christianity were the Old Saxons (second half of the 8th century), while the Scandinavian peoples were converted in the 10th century. England had been converted in the 7th century.
Is France a Catholic country?
Sunday attendance at mass has dropped to about 10 percent of the population in France today, but 80 percent of French citizens are still nominally Roman Catholics. This makes France the sixth largest Catholic country in the world, after Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines, Italy and… the United States.
Is England a Catholic country?
London: Roman Catholics have overtaken Anglicans as the country’s most dominant religious group. It means that the established Church has lost its place as the nation’s most popular Christian denomination after more than four centuries of unrivalled influence following the Reformation. …
What percentage of Belgium is Catholic?
|Religious group||Population % 1981||Population % 2015|
|Protestantism and other Christians||2.5%||6.2%|
How many Germans were part of the Catholic Church?
Almost all Germans were Christian, belonging either to the Roman Catholic (ca. 20 million members) or the Protestant (ca. 40 million members) churches.