Pew predicts baby booms will determine future of global faiths much more than conversions.
Christian births will be outpaced by Muslim births within 20 years, according to new projections released today by the Pew Research Center. Between 2030 and 2035, Christian mothers are expected to welcome fewer babies (224 million) than Muslims (225 million) for the first time in history. By 2060, such growth will result in the global population of Christians and Muslims reaching neck and neck — totaling 3.1 billion and 3 billion, respectively — with each tradition accounting for nearly 1 in 3 people on earth. continue reading >>