Islam projected to be world's largest religion by 2070

April 2, 2015 2:06 PM

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Muslims will outnumber Christians by 2070, ending two millenniums of Christian dominance, according to population projections released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.

The projections show Islam growing more than twice as fast as any other major religion over the next half century. That rapid growth will mean that Christians will no longer be a majority in nations such as the United Kingdom, France and Australia, according to the Pew study.

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