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.
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.
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.
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.
Latinos in the U.S. have a strong belief in the spirit world
More than half (57%) of Latinos in the U.S. said that people can be possessed by spirits, and 44% said magic, sorcery or witchcraft can influence people’s lives.
Hispanic Millennials are less religious than older U.S. Hispanics
A new survey on religious trends among U.S. Hispanics finds that Hispanic Millennials mirror young American adults overall in their lower rates of religious affiliation and commitment compared with their older counterparts.
5 facts about prayer
Today is the National Day of Prayer in the U.S. and we present five facts about the prayer habits of Americans and the history of the day.
Cameron’s ‘Christian country': What the numbers say about religion in the United Kingdom
The Church of England is the official state church of England, but looking at the religious affiliation of the population, a more complex picture emerges.
Papal saints: Once a given, now extremely rare
During Catholicism’s first 500 years, 52 of the first 55 popes became saints. In the last 1,000 years, just seven popes have been made saints.
Africans among the most morally opposed to contraception
Five sub-Saharan African nations – Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Senegal – rank among the nine countries with the most moral opposition to contraception