GlobalJune 19, 2017

Unlike their Central and Eastern European neighbors, most Czechs don’t believe in God

The vast majority of adults in Central and Eastern Europe identify with a religious group and believe in God. But one country is an exception to this pattern: the Czech Republic.

ReligionJune 9, 2017

Christians faced widespread harassment in 2015, but mostly in Christian-majority countries

Christians were harassed by governments or social groups in a total of 128 countries in 2015 – more countries than any other religious group.

ReligionMay 30, 2017

Orthodox Christians in Europe more likely to believe than practice their religion

Religious belief is much more common than religious practice among Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe.

GlobalMay 26, 2017

Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world

Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.

GlobalMay 24, 2017

Majorities in Europe, North America worried about Islamic extremism

People across Europe and in the U.S. and Canada have pervasive concerns about the threat of Islamic extremism in their countries.

ReligionMay 22, 2017

Most in former Yugoslavia favor multicultural society, although some tensions remain

Most people in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia seem willing to share their societies with ethnic and religious groups different from their own.

ReligionMay 16, 2017

On gender issues, many in Orthodox Christian countries have conservative views

A substantial share of adults in Central and Eastern Europe hold traditional views of women and the family, especially in countries with Orthodox majorities.

ReligionMay 11, 2017

Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe favor strong role for Russia in geopolitics, religion

Russia is widely viewed by the region’s Orthodox Christians as an important counterweight to Western influences and as a global protector of Orthodox and ethnic Russian populations.

ReligionMay 10, 2017

9 key findings about religion and politics in Central and Eastern Europe

Religion has reasserted itself as an important part of individual and national identity in many places where communist regimes once repressed religious worship and promoted atheism.

ReligionMay 10, 2017

Religious Belief and National Belonging in Central and Eastern Europe

Religion has reasserted itself as an important part of individual and national identity in a region that was once dominated by atheist communist regimes.