Pew Research CenterJuly 7, 2017

On abortion, persistent divides between – and within – the two parties

Today, 57% of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 40% think it should be illegal in all or most cases, little changed from 2016.

Pew Research CenterJune 30, 2017

Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions

Germany, the largest country in Western Europe by population, has become the 15th European nation to change its laws to allow gay marriage.

ReligionJune 26, 2017

5 facts about same-sex marriage

Read five key facts about same-sex marriage, two years after U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that granted same-sex couples the right to marry.

GlobalJune 19, 2017

Unlike their Central and Eastern European neighbors, most Czechs don’t believe in God

The vast majority of adults in Central and Eastern Europe identify with a religious group and believe in God. But one country is an exception to this pattern: the Czech Republic.

ReligionJune 9, 2017

Christians faced widespread harassment in 2015, but mostly in Christian-majority countries

Christians were harassed by governments or social groups in a total of 128 countries in 2015 – more countries than any other religious group.

ReligionJune 8, 2017

Tepid support for democracy among both young and old in Central and Eastern Europe

The generation of Central and Eastern Europeans raised after the fall of the Berlin Wall differs little in its political outlook from earlier generations.

ReligionMay 30, 2017

Orthodox Christians in Europe more likely to believe than practice their religion

Religious belief is much more common than religious practice among Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe.

GlobalMay 26, 2017

Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world

Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.

Pew Research CenterMay 22, 2017

Most in former Yugoslavia favor multicultural society, although some tensions remain

Most people in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia seem willing to share their societies with ethnic and religious groups different from their own.

ReligionMay 16, 2017

On gender issues, many in Orthodox Christian countries have conservative views

A substantial share of adults in Central and Eastern Europe hold traditional views of women and the family, especially in countries with Orthodox majorities.