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Norway State Church Sees Exodus after Allowing Online Exit

Norway's state church has seen a record fall in membership after making it possible to join and leave the church electronically.   The Church of Norway says almost 25,000 members left in August by using a new function on the church's website. Meanwhile, about 1,200 new members joined online.   Even though the church has seen a steady decline in membership in recent decades, that's by far the biggest monthly loss in recorded history. By comparison, the church lost...

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