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Catholics at home on BYU campus

Heather Smith smiled to herself as the blonde young man she was speaking with gawked in disbelief. She did not have enough fingers to count how many times people did not believe her when she told them she was wasn’t a Latter-day Saint. Her response was so routine she had to focus to seem organic. The young man’s reaction, however, was not a surprise to Smith because it was just another day in the life of a Catholic at BYU.

Smith is not alone. According to BYU demographics, approximately 0.2 percent of the student body is Catholic. In perspective, for every one Catholic at BYU, there are about 439 Latter-Day Saint students enrolled.

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