Most Americans say fighting global poverty is futile, survey finds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (TAB) — According to a recent survey sponsored by Compassion International, less than one-third of Americans surveyed think global poverty could be made obsolete in the next 25 years. However, that doesn’t mean they aren’t concerned about it. Ninety-six percent of Christians who attend church at least monthly and consider religion “very important” in their lives said they are concerned about ending global poverty, while “less observant Christians and people of other faiths or no faith” showed notably less concern and a higher degree of skepticism, according to Religion News Service.

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