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Christianity in the U.S. is getting a facelift thanks to these young religious leaders

In 2014, Christians in the U.S. made up about 70% of the country—just under three quarters of the total population. But those numbers are rapidly declining, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. By 2050, Christians will make up just two-thirds of the population if current trends continue.

So what are religious leaders doing to ensure Christianity stays relevant among a growing population of skeptics? Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke to a few of the new faces of Christianity, such as a transgender priest in Minneapolis, who are redefining old traditions to make way for a young generation of believers.

 

Christianity in the U.S. is getting a facelift thanks to these young religious leaders

In 2014, Christians in the U.S. made up about 70% of the country—just under three quarters of the total population. But those numbers are rapidly declining, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. By 2050, Christians will make up just two-thirds of the population if current trends continue.

So what are religious leaders doing to ensure Christianity stays relevant among a growing population of skeptics? Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke to a few of the new faces of Christianity, such as a transgender priest in Minneapolis, who are redefining old traditions to make way for a young generation of believers.

 

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