ReligionJanuary 17, 2019

Black Muslims account for a fifth of all U.S. Muslims, and about half are converts to Islam

About half of black Muslims are converts to Islam, a relatively high conversion level. Black Muslims, like black Americans overall, have high levels of religious commitment.

ReligionJanuary 14, 2019

Split between Ukrainian, Russian churches shows political importance of Orthodox Christianity

Ukraine is an overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian nation, and 46% of Orthodox Ukrainians look to the Ukrainian national church leaders as the highest Orthodoxy authority.

ReligionJanuary 3, 2019

5 facts about the religious makeup of the 116th Congress

The new Congress is slightly more religiously diverse than its predecessor, but it remains overwhelmingly Christian.

ReligionJanuary 2, 2019

Once the same nation, the Czech Republic and Slovakia look very different religiously

While Slovakia is majority Catholic, around seven-in-ten Czechs are religiously unaffiliated – the highest share of unaffiliated adults in 34 European countries surveyed.

ReligionDecember 19, 2018

5 facts about Catholics in Europe

The Catholic Church remains closely tied to Europe. Catholics are the largest religious group in many of the continent’s most populous countries.

ReligionDecember 14, 2018

In the U.S. and Europe, women are about as likely as men to favor legal abortion

In many European countries and the United States, women do not actually differ significantly from men in their views about abortion.

ReligionDecember 5, 2018

How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out

Within Europe, there are sometimes sizable differences in levels of religious commitment. A new interactive lets you explore these differences.

ReligionDecember 4, 2018

Views of national identity differ less by age in Central, Eastern Europe than in Western Europe

Central and Eastern Europeans of different ages are about equally likely to say that Christianity, birthplace and ancestry are important to national identity.

ReligionNovember 26, 2018

The U.S. class divide extends to searching for a religious congregation

Looking for a new religious congregation is common in the U.S. But how likely Americans are to look for a new church varies by their education and income levels.

ReligionNovember 20, 2018

Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction

Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.