English is the most common second language in the Czech Republic and most young
students learn the language in school. The fluency of each individual drastically
varies as most young people in Prague speak quite well, while in smaller towns the
fluency tends to be poorer. German is also taught, but in much smaller numbers.
Most of the people in the Czech Republic are not
religious and either claim to be religiously unaffiliated or atheist. Among the
rest of the population, Catholicism is the most commonly practiced religion.
Catholicism is a Christian religion that is one of the first Christian religions
(founded after the death of Jesus in about 30-33 AD). Catholicism believes that
there is a single God who created everything, a savior, the son of God, Jesus Christ
who is the forgiver of sins, and there is the Holy Spirit, which makes up the last
part of the Holy Trinity. Catholics follow the teachings of the Bible, consisting
of the Old and New Testaments. Much of the faith is based on the life and teachings
of Jesus, which is found in the gospels (in the New Testament).
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