5 facts about religious hostilities in Europe
Harassment and attacks against religious minorities continue in many countries there, and hostilities against Jews in particular have been spreading.
Increased Public Support for the U.S. Arming Ukraine
As fighting continues in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed rebels, the public has become more supportive of sending arms to the Ukrainian government and increasing sanctions on Russia.
European Millennials more likely than older generations to view China favorably
About half of young Europeans ages 18 to 33 have a positive view of China, but that view is tempered by their opinions about that country’s human rights record.
European Millennials are cool toward Russia, but warmer than older generations
In six of seven European Union countries surveyed by the Pew Research Center, roughly a third or less of young people born after 1980 have a favorable opinion of Russia.
U.S. and European Millennials differ on their views of fate, future
A majority of younger Europeans don’t feel that they can impact the world around them or their future, a stark contrast with their American counterparts.
Who are Europe’s Millennials?
What the dwindling youthful population of Europe believes and how their views differ from their aging and far more numerous elders may go a long way toward determining Europe’s fate.
The continuing decline of Europe’s Jewish population
The Jewish population in Europe has dropped significantly over the last several decades – most dramatically in Eastern Europe and the countries that make up the former Soviet Union.
Greek election reflects country’s differences with the EU
Most Greeks polled in 2014 didn’t express particularly warm views of the EU. And public sentiment showed that many in other European nations harbor negative stereotypes of Greeks.
French have positive views of both Jews, Muslims
A Pew Research Center survey conducted last year shows that the French held more favorable views of both Jews and Muslims than many other Europeans.
Pope Francis’ Image Positive in Much of World
Pope Francis, leader of the world’s nearly 1.1 billion Catholics, enjoys broad support across much of the globe. A median of 60% across 43 nations have a favorable view of the pontiff.