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Religion and Babies: What is the Fastest Growing Religion?

August 30, 2012 by Eliza Wood in Blog, World Religion with 0 Comments

We hear a lot about the powerful influences religion has on human reproduction. Sometimes we hear the most alarming things about the fact that Islam is outpacing everyone else in Europe by birthrate alone. I just read an article that confirms that the name Mohammed (with its various spellings) is the number one boy’s name in England right now.

With the strict policy of no birth control, are the world’s Roman Catholics reproducing at higher rates or at about the same rate as Muslims?

If you want to see some really surprising facts, check out this Hans Rosling talk at the TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar. When he explains population growth and religion, everything makes a lot more sense…

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