Orthodox Church lobbies to include confessional preference in census data. But the Russian government disagrees. Meanwhile two-thirds of Russians profess faith in God. RFE/RL- 4 September 2002 – Antonii Ilin, spokesman for the Foreign Relations Department of the Moscow Patriarchate, has said that the Russian Orthodox Church has a “direct interest” in including a question about […]
For the first time, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) is reported within the five largest churches in the United States, according to the National Council of Churches’ 2002 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches,off press this week. NCC News – 13 February 2002 – “This ranking represents a very brisk increase in […]
The 2002 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches (416 pages, paperback) is published by Abingdon Press, Nashville, Tenn.
Source: National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA