RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Second National Survey of Religious Beliefs and Practices in Argentina, conducted by Conicet, showed that over the past decade the Catholic Church has lost 13 percent of its followers, while evangelicals grew slightly and those classed as "non-religious" grew from 11 to 19 percent.

Although they remain the majority, many Argentinians no longer identify with the Catholic religion. In 2008, 76.5 percent of respondents declared . . .

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