Religion Facts

Religion Facts

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    The Bible is the most-shoplifted book in the world.
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    In a century's time Islam had converted one-third of the world.
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    'Jedi' is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers, in Australia.
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    The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
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    1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.
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    Jews account for 20% of all Nobel Prize laureates, despite being only 0.2% of the world’s population.
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    The National Church of Bey formed a religion called Beyism. They believe Beyonce is a god who walks among us and will transcend back to the spirit-world once her work on Earth is complete.
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    According to the Bible, God killed 2,476,633 people whereas Satan killed 10.
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    Unicorns were mentioned in the Bible.
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    In Poland, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has just been granted permission to register as a religion.
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    Pope Francis has a master’s degree in Chemistry.
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    Pope Francis was once a nightclub bouncer.
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    There is a Swedish religion called Kopimism whose sole tenet is that all knowledge should be available to everyone - and thus, using CTRL+C and CTRL+V are sacred acts.
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    The world's first Buddhist ruler, Emperor Ashoka, who ruled India from 274-232 BCE, was the first ruler in human history to ban slavery, the death penalty, animal cruelty, and deforestation. He even advocated gender equality in education and religious institutions.
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    Some monks can increase their body temperature so much they can dry soaking sheets in a freezing room!
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    There is no mention of Adam and Eve eating an apple in the Bible.
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    The Bible has been translated into Klingon.
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    In a century's time Islam had converted one-third of the world.
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    The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
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    The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
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    The Bible is the most-shoplifted book in the world.
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    It's a common practice in southern India for a man to marry his elder sister's daughter.
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    In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an 'Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.'"
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    Identity crisis? About 10% of Jewish households have Christmas Trees.
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    Contrary to popular belief, there are almost no Buddhists in India, nor have there been for about a thousand years.
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    1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.
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    'Jedi' is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers, in Australia.
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