The world’s most committed Christians live in Africa, Latin America – and the U.S.

Source: Pew Research Center

An Ethiopian Orthodox priest celebrates Epiphany. Levels of religious commitment are particularly high among Christians in sub-Saharan African countries like Ethiopia. (Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images)

Christianity is the world’s largest religion, with a big presence in most parts of the globe. But not all Christians share the same levels of religious commitment.

Christians in Africa and Latin America tend to pray more frequently, attend religious services more regularly and consider religion more important in their lives than Christians elsewhere in the world, according to a recent Pew Research Center study. At the same time, Christians in the United States also have comparatively high levels of commitment to their faith.

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