ReligionFeb 12, 2016

On Darwin Day, 5 facts about the evolution debate

62% of Americans say humans have evolved over time, while 34% reject evolution entirely.

GlobalFeb 11, 2016

Concern for Christians in the Middle East helps drive historic meeting between Catholic, Orthodox leaders

A historic event within global Christianity is set to take place Friday as Pope Francis meets Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Cuba – the first-ever meeting between the leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches since the Orthodox tradition broke away from Catholicism nearly 1,000 years ago.

HispanicFeb 10, 2016

A snapshot of Catholics in Mexico, Pope Francis’ next stop

Mexico is home to not only the largest Spanish-speaking population in the world, but one of the biggest Catholic populations, too.

ReligionJan 28, 2016

Is Hillary Clinton religious? Republicans and Democrats have far different views

If Hillary Clinton ends up being the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, her politics won’t be the only thing many Republicans and Democrats disagree about during the coming campaign.

ReligionJan 27, 2016

5 key findings about faith and politics in the 2016 presidential race

Religion has long been entangled in America’s politics and its political campaigns.

ReligionJan 21, 2016

Americans may be getting less religious, but feelings of spirituality are on the rise

The phrase “spiritual but not religious” has become widely used in recent years by some Americans who are trying to describe their religious identity.

ReligionJan 8, 2016

Q&A: Why Millennials are less religious than older Americans

We sat down with Michael Hout, a professor of sociology at New York University, to examine possible reasons.

ReligionJan 6, 2016

A new estimate of the U.S. Muslim population

Pew Research Center estimates that there were about 3.3 million Muslims of all ages living in the United States in 2015. This means that Muslims made up about 1% of the total U.S. population.

GlobalDec 31, 2015

Your favorite Fact Tank data in 2015

From Millennials in the workforce to religion in America, our most popular posts told important stories about trends shaping our world.

GlobalDec 23, 2015

Americans are in the middle of the pack globally when it comes to importance of religion

Americans place less importance on religion in their lives than do people in a number of countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia — but more than residents of many other Western and European countries.