For people of faith, the times are growing more uncertain. Yes, there is a faith-friendly administration in the White House, but across Canada, for example, an increase in secularism is draping over once-filled church pews. A decline in attendance is forcing at least 9,000 religious buildings to be shuttered, sold off or demolished in the next decade, according to a national heritage group.
The trends are similar across America, too. Socionomist Alan Hall explains how a long-term positive social mood trend has contributed to this secular shift.
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