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A liturgical vestment is seen in this illustration photo. Results of a Gallup poll released March 29 show that just 47% of U.S. adults belonged to a church, synagogue or mosque in 2020. This is the first time this percentage has dropped below 50% in Gallup's eight decades of doing this particular poll. (CNS/Reuters/Eric Gaillard)