Even before recent revelations, U.S. Catholics gave Pope Francis declining ratings on sex abuse scandal
In January, 45% of U.S. Catholics said Pope Francis is doing an excellent or good job addressing the sex abuse crisis, down from 55% in 2015.
5 facts about Episcopalians
The history of the Episcopal Church is closely tied to the history of the United States. On the eve of the Episcopal Church’s 2018 General Convention, here are five facts about Episcopalians.
Irish vote highlights widespread popular support for legal abortion in Western Europe
Two-thirds of Irish adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, a level of support reflected in a recent vote in Ireland on legal abortion.
5 facts about Christmas in America
Read five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate the holiday.
Supreme Court same-sex wedding cake case reflects split among American public
Americans are divided over whether businesses that provide wedding services should be required to cater to same-sex couples even if their owners have religious objections to homosexuality.
Europe’s Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration
While Muslims are still a relatively small share of Europe’s population (roughly 5%), they are set to continue rising as a percentage of Europe’s population.
More Americans now say they’re spiritual but not religious
About a quarter of U.S. adults now say they think of themselves as spiritual but not religious, up 8 percentage points in five years.
Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
U.S. Muslims see their relationship with Trump as strained
About three-quarters of Muslim Americans say Trump is unfriendly toward them, and just 19% say they approve of the job Trump is doing as president.
Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions
Germany, the largest country in Western Europe by population, has become the 15th European nation to change its laws to allow gay marriage.