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Colombia

Approximately 95 percent of Colombians consider themselves Catholic, which, until 1991, was Colombia’s official religion. Here, church parishioners participate in a procession during a Palm Sunday mass in Bogotá’s Ciudad Bolivar ­district.

Latin America. In fact, one often hears that “a Catholic goes to church three ­times—­to be baptized, to be married, and for his or her funeral.” Until 1991, Roman Catholicism was Colombia’s official religion. The revised 1991 constitution, however, granted all Colombians the right to freely practice their religion,

Colombia  
Colombia  

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