TEENS GOING BACK TO CHURCH

A study in Canada showed that teens are returning to churches and other religious institutions. Seventy-three percent believe in God; 65% believe that Jesus is the divine Son of God; and 78% believe there is life after death.

Committed to Christianity or some other faith

1992 ——— 22%

2000 ————— 50%

Weekly church attendance

1992 —— 18%

2000 ———— 22%

Source: Canada's Teens by Reginald Bibby, cited by Religious News Service, April 19.