Aug 1, 2014

Kaiser: Americans’ views of Hobby Lobby ruling are evenly divided

The U.S. public is evenly split in its view of the Supreme Court decision ruling that some for-profit corporations have religious rights and can opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate.

Jul 17, 2014

How many people of different faiths do you know?

A Pew Research Center survey shows how many people in religious groups know other people of different religions.

Jul 16, 2014

U.S. evangelical Christians are chilly toward atheists – and the feeling is mutual

U.S. Christians, as a whole, express negative feelings toward atheists, and the chilliness is reciprocated, according to a Pew Research survey on how Americans rate eight religious groups.

Jun 27, 2014

Ramadan a dilemma for some World Cup players

Muslims comprise 11% of the collective population of the 16 countries that advanced out of the tournament’s group stage.

Jun 18, 2014

The Sunni-Shia divide: Where they live, what they believe and how they view each other

Iraq and Iran are two of only a handful of countries that have more Shias than Sunnis.

Jun 16, 2014

So, you married an atheist…

Most Christians would be unhappy if a family member married an atheist.

Jun 16, 2014

5 facts about the World Cup – and the people who are watching

Aside from the Olympics, there are few events that garner as much global coverage as the World Cup.

Jun 6, 2014

Where World Cup footballers play during the regular season

A total of 476 World Cup team members (65%) currently play for clubs in countries outside of their World Cup nation.

May 29, 2014

Americans are somewhat more open to the idea of an atheist president

Some of the stigma associated with atheism may be fading as the number of U.S. adults self-identifying as atheist or agnostic rises.

May 23, 2014

A half century of well-traveled popes

Led by the prolific travels of Pope John Paul II, pontiffs have reached 135 different countries and territories at least once since 1964.