Religion Mar. 5, 2015

Trends in Papal Favorability Among U.S. Catholics

Pope Francis’ favorability rating among U.S. Catholics is comparable to ratings for Pope John Paul II in the 1980s and ’90s, and has surpassed any favorability rating for Pope Benedict XVI.

Religion Dec. 3, 2013

Infographic: Survey of Jewish Americans

Highlights from the Pew Research Center survey report, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans”

Religion Apr. 30, 2013

Infographic: The World’s Muslims

Highlights from the report “The World’s Muslims: Religion, Politics and Society”

Religion Apr. 11, 2013

Graphic: American Hindus To Celebrate a New Year

While the exact date of the Hindu New Year varies by region and custom, many Hindus celebrate in mid-April with traditional meals and activities at home and in temples.

Religion Mar. 26, 2013

Graphic: U.S. Christians’ Views on the Return of Christ

According to a 2010 Pew Research Center survey, roughly half (48%) of Christians in the U.S. say they believe that Christ will definitely (27%) or probably (20%) return to earth in the next 40 years.

Religion Mar. 20, 2013

Graphic: Israel, the U.S. and the World’s Jewish Population

U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Middle East from March 20-23, where he will spend much of the time in Israel, home to 41% of the world’s Jews.

Religion Mar. 13, 2013

Graphic: Conclave Elects Pope

Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio hails from Argentina and becomes the first Latin American pontiff.

Religion Mar. 8, 2013

Graphic: Geography of the Conclave

Just as the world’s Catholic population is spread across the globe, the cardinal electors gather from all regions to elect the next pope.

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Religion Jan. 22, 2013

Infographic: Public Opinion on Abortion and Roe v. Wade

Graphic showing the views on abortion and Roe v. Wade.

Religion Oct. 29, 2012

Data: Trends in Voter Preferences Among Religious Groups

Interactive graphic summarizes the voting preferences of major religious groups, drawing on data from the latest survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.