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Almost all U.S. presidents have been Christians

Posted By Levi

March 15th, 2015 2:17pm

To become the president of the United States, you don’t need to be a religious person. In fact, the Constitution  says that no religious test can be required as a qualification for holding public office. Nerveless, almost all of America’s presidents have been Christians. According to the Pew Research Center, about a quarter of the presidents – including some of the nation’s most famous leaders, like George Washington, James Madison and Franklin Roosevelt – were members of the Episcopal Church, also known as the Church of England. The next largest group of presidents were affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Although Catholics formed the largest Christian group in the United States, the country has so far elected only one Catholic president – John F. Kennedy. Two of the most famous presidents in American history are Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. Both men did not belong to any church. President Obama converted to Christianity as an adult and attended the  Trinit Read More