Key findings about Americans’ belief in God
The overwhelming majority of Americans, including a majority of the religiously unaffiliated, say they believe in God or a higher power. Read six key takeaways from a report on Americans’ belief in God.
Black Americans are more likely than overall public to be Christian, Protestant
Nearly eight-in-ten black Americans identify as Christian, compared with 70% of whites, 77% of Latinos and just 34% of Asian Americans.
5 facts about religion in Saudi Arabia
Read five facts about religion in Saudi Arabia — a country that is the birthplace of Islam and, as such, holds special importance for Muslims worldwide.
Most Poles accept Jews as fellow citizens and neighbors, but a minority do not
While most adults in Poland say they are willing to accept Jews as fellow citizens, neighbors and family members, almost one-in-five take the opposite position.
Share of married adults varies widely across U.S. religious groups
In the United States, 48% of American adults say they are married. A higher-than-average share of adults are married in certain religious groups.
U.S. Catholics offer wide range of answers when asked about Francis’ most notable action as pope
About one-in-ten U.S. Catholics say Pope Francis’ most notable action has been showing humility and setting a good Christian example, while an equal share credited Francis with opening up the church and making it more accepting.
6 facts about how U.S. Catholics see Pope Francis
As Pope Francis approaches the fifth anniversary of his papacy, read six facts about how American Catholics view the pope.
5 facts about U.S. evangelical Protestants
The Rev. Billy Graham, who recently died at age 99, was one of the most influential and important evangelical Christian leaders of the 20th century. As the country remembers Rev. Billy Graham, here are five facts about American evangelical Protestants.
5 facts about the religious lives of African Americans
Religion, particularly Christianity, has played an outsize role in African American history. For Black History Month, here are five facts about the religious lives of African Americans.
The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim
About a quarter of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith. But Islam gains about as many converts as it loses.