Christians practicing their belief.
Christianity has a HUGE following, a whopping 2.2 billion people (31% of the world) follow this religion. The believers have a name and they go by "Christians". This large group of people is everywhere in the world, but they mostly reside in the United States, Brazil, and Mexico.
About 2,000 years ago in modern-day Israel, a man named Jesus which was born to "Virgin Mary" and Joseph, he was taught the Judisam religion growing up. Then, when he was 30 years old he began his own ministry, which started Christianity.
The people who found Christianity were the followers of Jesus of Nazareth.
The percentages of Christianity across the world
The finding of the "new world" helped spread Christianity to every continent.
Christians believe in 1 God. Their basic beliefs are Jesus is the son of God, the 2nd person of the Trinity of God the father, the son, and the Holy Spirit. Christians also believe there is a final judgement day.
The Holy Bible is the sacred text for Christianity.
The place where Christians worship is called a church.
The symbol for Christianity is a cross, because Jesus sacrificed himself on a cross.
Christianity has 2 celebrations, which is Christmas and Easter.
A fun Fact about Christianity is Jesus is also referred to as Messiah or Christ.