ReligionMay 13, 2015

A closer look at America’s rapidly growing religious ‘nones’

The growth of the religiously unaffiliated in the U.S. is occurring across genders, generations and racial and ethnic groups.

ReligionMay 12, 2015

5 key findings about the changing U.S. religious landscape

Christians are declining, both as a share of the U.S. population and in total number, while religious “nones” continue to rise.

ReligionApr 21, 2015

By 2050, India to have world’s largest populations of Hindus and Muslims

India is projected to have 310 million Muslims (11% of the global total), making it the country with the largest population of Muslims in the world.

GlobalMar 12, 2015

How do Americans stand out from the rest of the world?

Americans are set apart from people in other nations we surveyed by their emphasis on individualism and work ethic, as well as their religiosity and optimism.

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ReligionFeb 26, 2015

Restrictions and Hostilities in the Most Populous Countries: 2013

Among the world’s 25 most populous countries, Burma (Myanmar), Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan and Russia stand out as having the highest levels restrictions on religion (as of the end of 2013).

ReligionFeb 26, 2015

Global Restrictions on Religion

Social hostilities involving religion declined in 2013, while government restrictions remained level. But harassment of Jews reached a seven-year high.

ReligionFeb 26, 2015

Q/A: How Pew Research measures global restrictions on religion

We sat down with researcher Peter Henne to learn more about the complex process of measuring global religious restrictions.

ReligionJan 27, 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a significant year for religion at the Supreme Court

Here’s a rundown of the Supreme Court’s busy docket, which includes cases on the ACA’s contraception mandate, religion in the workplace, same-sex marriage and the death penalty.

Fact TankJan 14, 2015

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.

ReligionDec 15, 2014

Most Say Religious Holiday Displays on Public Property Are OK

A majority of Americans believe the historical accuracy of the biblical Christmas story and also look forward to gathering with friends and family for the holidays.