U.S. Catholics offer wide range of answers when asked about Francis’ most notable action as pope
About one-in-ten U.S. Catholics say Pope Francis’ most notable action has been showing humility and setting a good Christian example, while an equal share credited Francis with opening up the church and making it more accepting.
Pope Francis Still Highly Regarded in U.S., but Signs of Disenchantment Emerge
American Catholics continue to have a favorable opinion of Francis. Yet there are signs of growing disenchantment with the Argentine pontiff, particularly among Catholic Republicans.
6 facts about how U.S. Catholics see Pope Francis
As Pope Francis approaches the fifth anniversary of his papacy, read six facts about how American Catholics view the pope.
5 facts about U.S. evangelical Protestants
The Rev. Billy Graham, who recently died at age 99, was one of the most influential and important evangelical Christian leaders of the 20th century. As the country remembers Rev. Billy Graham, here are five facts about American evangelical Protestants.
5 facts about the religious lives of African Americans
Religion, particularly Christianity, has played an outsize role in African American history. For Black History Month, here are five facts about the religious lives of African Americans.
The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim
About a quarter of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith. But Islam gains about as many converts as it loses.
New estimates show U.S. Muslim population continues to grow
An estimated 3.45 million Muslims of all ages were living in the United States in 2017, accounting for about 1.1% of the country’s total population.
5 facts about Christmas in America
Read five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate the holiday.
Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Public Life
Most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past – even as relatively few are bothered by this trend.
Europe’s Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration
While Muslims are still a relatively small share of Europe’s population (roughly 5%), they are set to continue rising as a percentage of Europe’s population.