Obama used clemency power more often than any president since Truman
Obama granted clemency to more people than any U.S. president in 64 years, but he also received far more requests than any president on record.
Almost all U.S. presidents, including Trump, have been Christians
Most of the U.S. presidents have been openly religious, with many belonging to some of the country’s most prominent Protestant denominations.
6 facts about faith and the inauguration
The trappings of religion have long been part of U.S. presidential inaugurations. Here are six facts on the role faith has played in inaugurations.
U.S. Catholics, non-Catholics continue to view Pope Francis favorably
In the U.S., Pope Francis remains as popular as ever, with seven-in-ten Americans saying their opinion of the pontiff is “very” or “mostly” favorable.
About one-fifth of adults globally have no formal schooling
Lack of formal education is widespread in many countries in south Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
No consensus among Israeli Jews about settlements’ impact on security
There is no clear consensus among the Israeli public over whether settlements help the country’s security.
The Muslim gender gap in educational attainment is shrinking
Muslim women have made greater educational gains than Muslim men in most regions of the world.
16 striking findings from 2016
In 2016, Pew Research Center examined an array of topics in America – from immigration to the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats – as well as many from around the globe.
The education gap between Hindus in India and the West
Hindus are among the least educated of the world’s major religious groups when looked at globally, but this is not true of Hindus everywhere.
Q&A: The Muslim-Christian education gap in sub-Saharan Africa
Melina Platas, an assistant professor of political science at New York University Abu Dhabi, explains the Muslim-Christian education gap in sub-Saharan Africa.