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.

May. 15, 2014

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.