Aug 8, 2013

Racial and ethnic groups view “radical life extension” differently

Blacks and Hispanics (46% each) are somewhat more inclined than whites (34%) to say they would want treatments to dramatically extend life.

Jul 24, 2013

Utah Mormons celebrate Pioneer Day

Nearly four-in-ten American Mormons live in Utah, home to 1% of the U.S. population.

Jul 23, 2013

On first trip as pope, Francis visits Brazil for World Youth Day

Out of the more than 120 million Catholics in Brazil, 32.6 million are between 15 and 29 years old.

Jul 11, 2013

American Catholics want Pope Francis to address abuse scandal

As Pope Francis begins to address issues facing the church, Pew Research Center surveys of American Catholics finds that seven-in-ten think it’s important for the church to address the sex-abuse scandal.

Jun 26, 2013

Many American Catholics at odds with Vatican on homosexuality

Four-in-ten Catholics say there is “a lot” of conflict between their personal religious beliefs and homosexuality.

Jun 13, 2013

South Carolina valedictorian reignites debate on prayer in school

Earlier this month, the valedictorian at Liberty (S.C.) High School ripped up his prepared graduation speech, which had been approved by school officials, and instead recited the Lord’s Prayer at the public school’s graduation ceremony. According to CNN, Roy Costner IV said he was trying to make a statement that “taking prayer out of schools […]