80%

1,092

$10

Americans who say they had few or no doubts about their beliefs in the past year. New sex abuse claims filed against Roman Catholic clergy in 2004. Cost of a ticket to hear Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, speak at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on February 25.

65%

$157 million

$120

American teens who say they prayed alone a few times a week or more often. Amount Catholic churches paid in 2004 for legal settlements and other costs related to abuse. Reported amount ticket scalpers were seeking after the event sold out.

Associated Press, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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Sources: Associated Press, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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