All right that does it. We need some people to infiltrate Islam with a Muslim version of the Glory and Praise hymnal ASAP.
(If you are not Catholic and don’t get the joke, consider yourself…lucky).
The Vatican recently put the number of Catholics in the world at 1.13 billion people. It did not provide a figure for Muslims, generally estimated at around 1.3 billion.
Formenti said that while the number of Catholics as a proportion of the world’s population was fairly stable, the percentage of Muslims was growing because of higher birth rates.
He said the data on Muslim populations had been compiled by individual countries and then released by the United Nations, adding the Vatican could only vouch for its own statistics.