In Puritan New England, Protestant and Catholic Churches Are Declining While Evangelical and Pentecostal Groups Are Rising

Why the nation’s most secular region may hint at the future of religion.

Religion in America is changing as is what it means to be religious. What that means may subject for debate, what isn’t is the nature of the change. Established mainstream churches are giving way to smaller or less formal and structured ones. As Catholic and mainline Protestant are losing parishioners, …