Pew Research CenterAugust 13, 2012

Paul Ryan’s Religious Biography

Part of a series of profiles of the 2012 presidential candidates and their religious beliefs.

Pew Research CenterAugust 1, 2012

Catholics Share Bishops’ Concerns about Religious Liberty

Catholics who are aware of U.S. bishops’ concerns about restrictions on religious liberty generally agree with the bishops’ concerns, according to a new report. Yet there are no significant differences in presidential vote preferences between Catholic voters who have heard and those who have not heard about the bishops’ protests against government policies they see as restrictive of religious liberty.

Pew Research CenterJuly 26, 2012

Little Voter Discomfort with Romney’s Mormon Religion

A new Pew Research Center poll finds that voters have limited awareness of Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith and Barack Obama’s religion. And there is little evidence to suggest that concerns about the candidates’ respective faiths will have a meaningful impact in the 2012 fall elections.

Pew Research CenterJune 18, 2012

Joe Biden’s Religious Biography

Part of a series of profiles of the 2012 presidential candidates and their religious beliefs.

Pew Research CenterJune 15, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Religious Biography

Part of a series of profiles of the 2012 presidential candidates and their religious beliefs.

Pew Research CenterJune 15, 2012

Barack Obama’s Religious Biography

Part of a series of profiles of the 2012 presidential candidates and their religious beliefs.

Pew Research CenterApril 4, 2012

Romney Split White Evangelical Voters with Santorum in Tuesday Primaries

In winning the Wisconsin and Maryland GOP presidential primaries on Tuesday, Mitt Romney ran neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum among white born-again/evangelical voters, while Romney was the clear favorite of non-evangelical voters.

Pew Research CenterMarch 26, 2012

Religion and the 2012 Louisiana Republican Primary

In winning the Louisiana GOP presidential primary, Rick Santorum won the majority of votes cast by white evangelical/born-again Christians, people who attend worship services weekly and voters who say it is at least somewhat important to have a candidate who shares their religious beliefs. He also won a clear victory among Catholic voters for the first time this primary season.

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2012

More See “Too Much” Religious Talk by Politicians

A new survey finds signs of public uneasiness with the mixing of religion and politics. The number of people who say there has been too much religious talk by political leaders stands at an all-time high since the Pew Research Center began asking the question more than a decade ago.

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2012

Religion and the 2012 Illinois Republican Primary

In winning the Illinois Republican presidential primary, Mitt Romney continued to draw less support from white born-again/evangelical voters than from non-evangelicals, while Rick Santorum has yet to secure an outright victory among Catholic voters in any state for which data are available.