World's largest Catholic population #brazil #catholic #lingofacts

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Brazil boasts the largest population of Catholics in the world at 73.6% of its population.The Catholic Church is the largest denomination in the country, where 130 million people, or 64.6% of the Brazilian population, are self-declared Catholics. These figures makes Brazil the single country with the largest Catholic community in the world.

The Catholic Church began the modern era as part of an alliance between politicians and the business oligarchy that held back meaningful political reform and social justice activism, particularly during the nascent years of the Brazilian labor movement.

Source: http://rlp.hds.harvard.edu/faq/catholic-church-brazil, https://www.google.co.in/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=brazil+catholic+population&*