A global snapshot of same-sex marriage
Worldwide, roughly two-thirds of the countries that allow gay marriage are in Western Europe.
Q&A: The challenges of estimating the size of Europe’s Muslim population
Read a Q&A with Conrad Hackett, associate director of research and senior demographer at Pew Research Center, on estimating the European Muslim population.
Q&A: A closer look at Orthodox Christians
Read a Q&A with George Demacopolous, a professor of theology at Fordham University, to examine trends and issues in the Orthodox Christian world.
Key facts about government-favored religion around the world
Today, more than 80 countries either have an official religion or favor one or more religious groups over others.
In Russia, nostalgia for Soviet Union and positive feelings about Stalin
Many Russians say the collapse of the Soviet Union has been a bad thing for their country. Nostalgia for the Soviet past also extends to views of Josef Stalin.
5 facts about same-sex marriage
Read five key facts about same-sex marriage, two years after U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that granted same-sex couples the right to marry.
5 facts about the death penalty
As the debate over the death penalty continues in the U.S. and worldwide, here are five facts about the issue.
20 years after Dolly the sheep’s debut, Americans remain skeptical of cloning
Twenty years after the world’s first clone made from the cells of an adult mammal was unveiled, here are five facts about cloning and public opinion.
For Darwin Day, 6 facts about the evolution debate
62% of Americans say humans have evolved over time, while 34% reject evolution entirely.
World’s Muslim population more widespread than you might think
While many, especially in the U.S., may associate Islam with the Middle East or North Africa, nearly two-thirds of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims live in the Asia-Pacific region.