What are the three largest religions in Mexico?
Religion in Mexico
- Roman Catholic (82.7%)
- Protestant (6.6%)
- Jehovah’s Witness (1.4%)
- Other (1.9%)
- Unaffiliated (4.7%)
- Unspecified (2.7%)
Where was the first church built in Mexico?
The first place of Christian worship in what would become Mexico was in what is now known as La Antigua, Veracruz, founded by the Spanish in 1519.
What is the oldest part in Mexico?
Cholula, the most important settlement of ancient Puebla, was established between 800 and 200 B.C. and is considered the oldest continually inhabited city in Mexico.
What are the main religions of Mexico?
Mexico does not have an official religion. However, Roman Catholicism is the dominant faith and deeply culturally pervasive. It is estimated over 80% of the population identifies as Catholic.
What are common religions in Mexico?
According to the 2010 census, approximately 83 percent identify as Catholic, 5 percent evangelical Protestant, 1.6 percent Pentecostal, 1.4 percent Jehovah’s Witnesses, and 0.5 percent Jewish. Other religious groups include The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Muslims.