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Rapid urban growth leading to religious renewal, says UN report

More people in the world are living in cities than ever before, and this is leading to renewed interest in religion, and confounding those who predicted a growth of secularisation, according to a new UN report.

“Rapid urbanisation was expected to mean the triumph of rationality, secular values and the demystification of the world, as well as the relegation of religion to a secondary role. Instead, there has been a renewal in religious interest in many countries,” the United Nations Population Fund says in its report, “The State of World Population 2007”.

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