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Kenya

Kenya is one of the most important countries in East Africa. Religious belief and active engagement play important roles in Kenya's cultural, political, and economic arenas. Most Kenyans claim adherence to either Christianity or Islam, with the remaining population professing adherence to indigenous or traditional beliefs. Forty-five percent of Kenyans are Protestant Christian, 33% are Roman Catholic, 10% roughly identify with Islam, 10% profess adherence to indigenous beliefs, and the final 2% claim belief in some other form of religious identity or activity (a large majority of Kenyans are Christian, but estimates for the percentage of the population that adheres to Islam or indigenous beliefs vary widely depending on the study measuring religious identity in the country). Furthermore, Kenyans are very committed to their religious ...

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