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Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Public Life


Primary Researchers

Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research

Research Team

Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst

Editorial and Graphic Design

Michael Lipka, Senior Editor Aleksandra Sandstrom, Copy Editor Bill Webster, Information Graphics Designer       

Communications and Web Publishing

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer Anna Schiller, Communications Manager Jessica Pumphrey, Communications Associate

Claudia Deane, vice president of research, also gave valuable feedback on this report.

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