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== Religion in California ==
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While predominantly [[Christian]], California has seen a large influx of other religious group from other cultures that have recently migrated to the Golden State.
California is a state spanning on the west coast of the [[United States]]. It is the largest U.S. state in terms of population. About 75% of the population call themselves Christian, with around 35% mostly hispanic [[Roman Catholic]] and 40% [[Protestant]]. [[Hollywood]] is well known for its actors belonging to "alternative" religions such as [[Scientology]] or [[Buddhism]].
 
   
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California is also home to several off-the-wall and controversial religious groups.
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== Christianity in California ==
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[[Catholicism]] is the largest Christian denomination, followed by [[Protestantism]] and [[Mormonism]].
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The LDS Church (Mormons) have seven temples and over 100 stakes in California.
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On October 7, 2018, The church announced that an eighth temple will be built at Yuba City, California. <ref>[https://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/temples-announced-october-2018-general-conference LDS Oct 2018 General Conference Temple Announcements]</ref>
   
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== Same-Sex Marriage Amendment ==
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In 2000, California overwhelmingly passed Proposition 22 which defined marriage as between a man and a woman. This was subsequently overturned by the state Supreme Court. In 2008, many California churches are actively campaigning for Proposition 8, an amendment to the state constitution.
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Latest revision as of 08:24, 22 July 2020

Religion in California

While predominantly Christian, California has seen a large influx of other religious group from other cultures that have recently migrated to the Golden State.

California is also home to several off-the-wall and controversial religious groups.

Christianity in California

Catholicism is the largest Christian denomination, followed by Protestantism and Mormonism.

The LDS Church (Mormons) have seven temples and over 100 stakes in California. On October 7, 2018, The church announced that an eighth temple will be built at Yuba City, California. [1]

Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

In 2000, California overwhelmingly passed Proposition 22 which defined marriage as between a man and a woman. This was subsequently overturned by the state Supreme Court. In 2008, many California churches are actively campaigning for Proposition 8, an amendment to the state constitution.

References