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Religion in South Africa

South Africa is a religion-tolerant nation. Almost 80% of all South Africans belong to the Christian faith (including Protestant, Reformed, Methodist, Anglican and Lutheran representation, but also the Zionist church ie ZCC [Zionist Christian Church]). The Roman Catholic Church also has a large number of members. Traditional African religion emphasises the role of the ancestors, who continue to play an important role in the community even after their death.