Fact TankMay 12, 2015

5 key findings about the changing U.S. religious landscape

Christians are declining, both as a share of the U.S. population and in total number, while religious “nones” continue to rise.

Fact TankApril 14, 2015

Muslims expected to surpass Jews as second-largest U.S. religious group

If current demographic trends hold, by 2050, Muslims are projected to be more numerous in the U.S. than people who identify as Jewish on the basis of religion.

Fact TankApril 2, 2015

7 key changes in the global religious landscape

What will the world’s religious landscape look like a few decades from now?

Fact TankMarch 30, 2015

Americans split over whether businesses must serve same-sex couples

A new Indiana religious freedom law has sparked national debate. Some say it strengthens protection of religious liberty, while others say it could provide legal cover for businesses to discriminate. The U.S. public is divided over these types of issues.

Fact TankFebruary 9, 2015

The continuing decline of Europe’s Jewish population

The Jewish population in Europe has dropped significantly over the last several decades – most dramatically in Eastern Europe and the countries that make up the former Soviet Union.

Fact TankJanuary 29, 2015

The political divide on views toward Muslims and Islam

A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2014 shows that people who identify as Republicans or say they lean toward the Republican Party have more negative views of Muslims than do their Democratic counterparts.

Fact TankJanuary 9, 2015

5 facts about Catholicism in the Philippines

Fact TankJanuary 8, 2015

Pope Francis is reshaping the geography of the College of Cardinals

In naming his second group of cardinals, Pope Francis has continued to shift the balance of Roman Catholic Church’s leadership away from the continent it has long called home.

Fact TankDecember 8, 2014

Many U.S. congregations are still racially segregated, but things are changing

While the degree of racial segregation within religious congregations remains high, some houses of worship in the U.S. have become more diverse in recent years, according to a National Congregations study.

Fact TankNovember 13, 2014

7 key takeaways about religion in Latin America

A new Pew Research Center survey of 18 Latin American countries and Puerto Rico asked people about their religious affiliation, beliefs and practices.