What religion is Madonna?

Religion is defined as a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a staple of MTV. Madonna is known for her continual reinvention and versatility in music production, songwriting, and live performances. She has been referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s. Madonna’s interest in religion began when she was a child, when she started attending Catholic school. She would later say that she was fascinated by the stories of the saints and martyrs. Madonna has said that her “mother’s faith” and the “story of Christ’s suffering” were major influences on her. As a teenager, Madonna began to explore other religions, including Buddhism and Hinduism. In an interview with Time magazine in 1985, Madonna said that she is “not particularly religious”, but that she believes in “a higher power, definitely”. Madonna has said that she is “spiritual”, but does not follow any one religion. In a 1991 interview with Newsweek, Madonna said that she does not believe in “the traditional way” of religion, but that she believes in “a personal relationship with God that doesn’t have to be defined by any one religion”. Madonna has said that she is “fascinated” by religious icons and symbolism, and that she uses them in her work to “evoke a certain feeling”. Madonna has used Catholic iconography in her work, including in the music videos for “Like a Prayer” and “Papa Don’t Preach”. In the “Like a Prayer” video, Madonna appears as a saint who is martyred for her beliefs. In the “Papa Don’t Preach” video, Madonna portrays a young woman who is pregnant and is torn between the conflicting advice of her father and her priest. Madonna has also used Buddhist iconography in her work, including in the music video for “Rain”. In the “Rain” video, Madonna appears as a Buddhist monk who is meditating. Madonna has said that she is interested in the

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