Where Are the World's Most Religious?
Read today's headlines and it's difficult to miss the stories about religious scandal. Whether it's the controversial Islamic center being proposed near Ground Zero, the French burqa ban or the embattled Catholic Church, it appears as though religion has been put on a global defensive. But while a handful of controversial stories and figures draw most of the media's attention, a silent majority of the faithful go about their business on a daily basis. Religion continues to play a huge role in the lives of millions around the world, but who - and where - are they? Using Gallup's global research, RealClearWorld looked deeper than the temporary headlines to find the world's top five most religious countries. Global Top 5s is a monthly feature by RealClearWorld.com powered by Gallup's worldwide research. Learn more at Gallup.com.