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A monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus

  • Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, God having become human and the saviour of humanity.
  • The saving work of Christ on the cross is often referred to as the Gospel message or good news.
  • The three largest groups in the world of Christianity are the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox churches, and the various denominations of Protestantism.
  • Christianity began as a Jewish sect in the mid-1st century.
  • It originated in the Mediterranean coast of the Middle East (modern Israel and Palestine) and spread to Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor and Egypt.
  • Christianity represents about a quarter to a third of the world's population
  • It is the world's largest religion.
  • Among all Christians, 37.5% live in the Americas and 25.7% live in Europe.
  • Baptism is the ritual act, with the use of water, by which a person is admitted to membership of the Church.
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