Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070, with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America’s Muslim population, research shows

Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070, with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America's Muslim population, research shows Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4270576/Islam-popular-global-religion-2070.html#ixzz4a9hIWBCw Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070, with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America’s Muslim population, research shows Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070 with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America’s Muslim population, research shows. The religion’s share of the world’s population will equal the Christian share – at roughly 32 per cent each – in 53 year’s time, according to the Pew Research Center, based in Washington DC.…

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Now even Christians in Europe are under threat: Report claims hundreds of attacks on religious grounds

Now even Christians in Europe are under threat: Report claims hundreds of attacks on religious grounds Christians : According to a report by the Vienna-based Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe in the past year hundreds of attacks have been carried out against Christianity. The 2013 report was released on Thursday and documents 241 cases of intolerance against Christians. The voluntary group’s report includes details of hate-based attacks on Christians and their institutions, including arson, graffiti and vandalism. According to a report by the Vienna-based Observatory on…

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Pre-Neolithic DNA Suggests Major Late Glacial Population Turnover in Europe

Pre-Neolithic DNA Suggests Major Late Glacial Population Turnover in Europe

Pre-Neolithic DNA Suggests Major Late Glacial Population Turnover in Europe DNA evidence lifted from the bones and teeth of hunter-gatherers who lived in Europe from 35,000 years ago (Late Pleistocene) to 7,000 years ago (early Holocene) shows a major shift in the population around 14,500 years ago during the Late Glacial, a period of climatic instability at the end of the Pleistocene. Neolithic : The study supports a single and rapid dispersal of all non-Africans populations around 50,000 years ago not only across Asia but also into Europe. Image credit:…

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Plan to hand control of St Petersburg cathedral to church sparks outcry

Petersburg cathedral to church sparks outcry

Plan to hand control of St Petersburg* cathedral to church sparks outcry Petersburg : More than 160,000 people have signed a petition against a decision to hand over the running of a popular tourist attraction in St Petersburg* from the state to the Russian Orthodox church. Built between 1818 and 1858, St Isaac’s Cathedral was the most important cathedral in Russia until the Soviets stripped it of its religious trappings in the 1930s and installed an anti-religion museum inside. Regular worship resumed after the fall of communism, with space reserved…

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