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There is a variety of beliefs in Cuba that reflect different cultural elements. The main religions in Cuba are the Christianity of the Roman Catholic Church, the Santería and numerous Protestant denominations.
However, the current figures on the spread of religions within Cuba are divergent. According to one, 57% of Cubans are baptized Catholics, while 5% of the population belong to Protestant churches.1 In addition to the Christian churches, the practice of santeria plays an important role for many Cubans. But there is no detailed information on the number of people belonging to this religion. In addition to Catholicism, Protestants, and Santéria, there are also religious minorities: Muslims, Jehovah‘s Witnesses, and Jews.