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BBC – Future – Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer investigates.

Why the Future of Religion Is Bleak

Source: The Wall Street Journal. Religion has been waning in influence for several centuries, especially in Europe and North America. There have been a few brief and local revivals, but in recent years the pace of decline has accelerated. Today one of the largest categories of religious affiliation in the world – with more than a billion people – is no religion at all, the “Nones.”