Harvard Study Links Church Attendance to Lower Divorce Rates

A recent study from a professor at Harvard School of Public Health has found that married couples who regularly attend religious services together are 47% more likely to not get divorced, than couples who don’t go to church.

The study also linked church attendance to lower rates of depression and suicide. Harvard’s Tyler J. VanderWeele told The Christian Post,

Religion is, of course, not principally about promoting physical health or decreasing the likelihood of divorce but about communion with God. However, it turns out that the pursuit of this goal also has profound implications for numerous other aspects of life, including health and marriage.

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