71% of Americans prayed about peace or an end to war in the last year.
58% prayed about safety in the last year.
49% prayed about terrorism in the last year.
62% pray to seek guidance.
54% pray to show gratitude.
54% pray to praise or acknowledge God.
47% pray to ask for forgiveness.
SOURCE: CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR POLL, 2002
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