Costa Rica

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Location:
Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama

Population:
4,075,261

Religious Diversity:
76%Roman Catholic
14%Evangellical
5%other
3%none
1%Jehovah's Witnesses
1%other Protestant

Spiritual Climate:
The sudden halt to evangelical church growth in 1988 led to a decade of little progress. There are now numerous unattached and ex-Evangelicals who have returned to the Catholic Church, turned to sects or given up on Christianity. The attendance at mass and the number of indigenous seminarians has increased.


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