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Catholic Church Experiences Geographical Shift

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Catholic Church Experiences Geographical Shift

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Catholic Church Experiences Geographical Shift

Catholic Church Experiences Geographical Shift

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The death of Pope John Paul II has given the Catholic church a moment to assess the shifting demographics of Catholicism. As interest in religion in Europe wanes, the centers of Catholicism are shifting to Latin America, Asia and Africa.