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Catholicism most trusted religion for Koreans
The annual survey carried out by the Buddhist Jogye Order, each year through the Institute for the study of Buddhism and society that questions the nation’s religious sensibility, confirming the primacy of Catholics. Protestants slip in rating because of sexual and financial scandals that have hit the "mega-churches".
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