New Congress more religiously diverse, less Protestant

(RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of “firsts” that reflect the growing religious diversity of the country. By David Gibson.

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The biggest slice of Obama’s religious coalition? The unaffiliated

WASHINGTON (RNS) The largest slice of Obama’s religious coalition — at 23 percent —  is not very religious. They’re “nones,” also known as unaffiliated voters, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. By Lauren Markoe.

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