Women more religious than men? It's a myth


Christian Life


A Sorbian woman, wearing a traditional costume, attends a holy mass during the Corpus Christi celebrations in Crostwitz, Germany. Photo EPA, Filip Singer

It is true for almost all churches. Attendees are more often female than male. In addition, mothers take more responsibility for the religious education of children than fathers. Yet, it is a myth that women would be more religious, Dutch daily Nederlands Dagblad concludes in an analysis.