Is Scandinavia Catholic or Protestant?

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What religion was Scandinavia?

Early Norwegians, like all of the people of Scandinavia, were adherents of Norse paganism; the Sámi having a shamanistic religion. Norway was gradually Christianized by Christian missionaries between 1000 and 1150. Before the Protestant Reformation in 1536/1537, Norwegians were part of the Catholic Church.

Is Sweden Protestant or Catholic?

Christianity has a longstanding presence in Sweden. From the 11th to the 16th century, Catholicism was the main religion of the country. The Church of Sweden (a part of the Lutheran tradition in Protestantism) emerged as a national church during the Protestant Reformation and has remained dominant ever since.

Are Nordic countries Protestant?

The Nordic Countries represent a part of Europe which has been influenced by Lutheran-Protestant culture in a particularly strong way. … Also, the focus has mostly been on one Nordic country at the time.

Is Norway Catholic or Protestant?

The Church of Norway is Lutheran, but Catholicism and other Christian denominations are also widespread. Islam is one of the largest religions in Norway.

Which country has no religion?

According to sociologist Phil Zuckerman, broad estimates of those who have an absence of belief in a god range from 500 to 750 million people worldwide.

By population as of 2004.

Country People without religion
Dominican Republic 618,380
Singapore 566,020

What is the oldest religion?

The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म, lit.

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