Italy is officially a secular state. However, its religious and social landscape is deeply influenced by the Roman Catholic tradition. Indeed, the epicentre and government of the Catholic Church (the Vatican) and its leader (the Pope) are located in Rome.
Is Italy a religious country?
Although the dominant religion in Italy is Catholicism, Italian citizens also belong to other religious minorities. In 2018, the largest share of individuals who were not belonging to the Roman Catholic Church were Protestants.
Which country has no official religion?
New Zealand counts itself among the countries who do not have a state religion. Over 25 countries in the world do not have state religions including USA, Canada, China, South Africa, New Zealand, Singapore, Romania, Colombia, and East Timor. A secular state is one in which the government is neutral on religion matters.
Who is the leader of Italy?
Which religion does China follow?
There are three main systems of belief in China: Daoism (sometimes written Taoism), Buddhism and Confucianism. Chinese people did not adhere strictly to one religion.