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Belief in God Necessary for Morality, Americans Assert
Most Americans, 57%, agree “it is necessary to believe in God in order to be moral,” but 99% agree with that statement in Egypt, 84% in Turkey, 82% in Nigeria, and 66% in India.
In contrast, only 30% of adults in Canada believe this, 22% in Britain, 17% in France, and 10% in Sweden.
- Source: Pew Forum, 12/11/08.