Apparently, memes are more popular than Jesus.

In 1966, John Lennon gave an infamous interview to the London Evening Standard in which he argued that Christianity was on the decline and that the Beatles were currently more popular than Jesus Christ. Lennon’s comments later upset Christian communities around the world. Then on December 8, 1980 Mark David Chapman shot John Lennon in the back four times, killing him. His reason was that he had become a born again Christian, and found the Lennon’s statement “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus” offensive.

With that being said, a new study suggests that Memes are more popular than Jesus Christ.

Twitter user @Kuwaddo posted an image depicting a historic Google trend that demonstrates the number of searches for “Jesus” have been surpassed by searches for “Memes.”

However, Jesus should probably become more once the holidays springs around once again.

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