(CNN) -- At least half of all Christians in sub-Saharan
Africa believe Jesus will return to Earth in their lifetime -- part of a
pattern that indicates the region is among the most religious places in
the world, according to a huge new study.
It's not only Christians in Africa who experience their religion
passionately, either. Nearly one in three Muslims in the region expect
to see the re-establishment of the caliphate -- Islam's golden age --
before they die.
At least three out of 10 people across much of Africa said they have
experienced divine healing, seen the devil being driven out of a person
or received a direct revelation from God, according to the study by the
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life in Washington.
"In many countries across the continent, roughly nine in 10 people
say religion is very important in their lives," the study found
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