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Recent stats on Iraqi refugees, embezzlement, and Congress's religion.
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2 million

Iraqis who have fled the country since the war began in 2003.

466

Refugees from Iraq admitted to the U.S. since the war began.

2,473

Iraqi refugees admitted in 2001 alone.

85%

U.S. Roman Catholic dioceses that have detected embezzlement over the past five years.


11%

Embezzlement cases in which the theft exceeded $500,000.

3%

Dioceses that conducted an annual internal audit of their finances.


1%

Members of Congress (6) who describe themselves as religiously unaffiliated.

14%

Americans who describe themselves as religiously unaffiliated.

Sources: UNHCR, Department of Homeland Security, National Catholic Reporter/Villanova University, Religion News Service/General Social Survey



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Sources: UNHCR, Department of Homeland Security, National Catholic Reporter/Villanova University, Religion News Service/General Social Survey

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