Faith strong in Eastern Europe

A study of 18 countries by the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank based in Washington, DC, mostly shows huge majorities professing their adherence to Christianity in its locally dominant form, and linking that affiliation with loyalty to the nation and socially conservative views. The report looks mostly at ex-communist countries, but also includes Greece which shares some cultural traits with its Balkan and Slavic  neighbours. 

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