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Millennials Are Less Religious -- And Less Spiritual Too

In this Dec. 1, 2012 photo, a statue with a crucifix and a stained glass window is seen inside a Catholic Church in New Orlea
In this Dec. 1, 2012 photo, a statue with a crucifix and a stained glass window is seen inside a Catholic Church in New Orleans. Catholic groups are decrying a recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision that reaches into the most sanctified of Catholic places, the confessional booth. The high court has revived a sex abuse lawsuit in which parents are suing a priest and a local diocese for not reporting the alleged abuse when the teenager told the priest about it, and the ruling could have a priest asked to testify about what was said in a private confession. The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights says the ruling leaves the priest choosing between prison and excommunication, in a case that has grabbed attention in heavily Catholic south Louisiana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

It’s common knowledge that many members of the Millennial generation in the United States are rejecting religion. But some analysts argue that, while these emerging adults are less likely to participate in organized religion, they retain an interest in spirituality.

Not so, concludes a newly published study.

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