"Are Virginians religious?" Top 5 Page for this destination Virginia Local Custom Tip by matcrazy1

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  UNIVERSITY CHURCH, CHARLOTTESVILLE
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  • UNIVERSITY CHURCH, CHARLOTTESVILLE - Virginia
      UNIVERSITY CHURCH, CHARLOTTESVILLE
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  • FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST; RICHMOND - Virginia
      FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST; RICHMOND
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  • SAINT LUKE'S CHAPEL, SIMEON - Virginia
      SAINT LUKE'S CHAPEL, SIMEON
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  • BRUTON EPISCOPAL CHURCH, WILLIAMSBURG - Virginia
      BRUTON EPISCOPAL CHURCH, WILLIAMSBURG
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  • TOWER OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, STAUNTON - Virginia
      TOWER OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, STAUNTON
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I was told that Southerners are more religious than folks in say New England. I don't know but I could easy find a church both in downtown Richmond and in the neighbourhoods as well as in most even one-horse Virginian villages. Like in the West a year before, I was surprised about numerous religions (hundreds, I think) they practise.

Look at my picture No 2 taken in Richmond. There is First Church of Christ, Scientist - have you ever heard about this church? I never. Well, American loves the word "first", I found more "first churches", like for example First Baptist Church (quite popular in the South, right?).

Referring to official statistics 69% (54% USA) Virginians are protestant, 14% (25.9 % USA) Roman catholic and 12% (15%) non-religious.



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  • Updated Oct 5, 2006
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