All forms of religion declining in the USA ... Currently only 36% of millennials follow religion ... Why Americans are abandoning the church

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The church is losing its grip and power as education compels a move away from blind beliefs in religion.

Another reason for the decline is that the church has politicized itself and aligned itself with the extreme right.

https://thehill.com/opinion/education/549125-why-americans-are-abandoning-the-church

... Among older Americans, religious obligations still carry weight. Gallup reports that 66 percent of those aged 65 or older belong to a church. But only 36 percent of millennials have joined a congregation. If a sense of obligation is removed, it is incumbent upon church leaders — from the hierarchy to the local minister — to convince those who have walked away to take a step inside. Often a lack of pastoral care, overt condemnation for those who do not attend or an absence of community causes many to leave. ...
 
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