Nearly six-in-ten Americans participate in some type of community group or organization, including 11% who say they take part in at least four such groups.
On issues including national identity and religious minorities, views among UK adults align very closely to general opinion across the EU.
Germany has seen a dramatic shift away from Protestantism – one that has greatly outpaced a decline in the share of Germans who are Catholic.
Tuesday is the 210th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Roughly eight-in-ten U.S. adults say humans have evolved over time.
Conrad Hackett, associate director for research and senior demographer, discusses why we studied the relationship between religion and happiness, health and civic engagement.
Evolution remains a contentious issue. When asked about it, highly religious Americans' responses can vary depending on how the question is asked.
In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
On a number of issues, Catholic partisans often express opinions more in line with their political parties' positions than with their church's teachings.
About half of black Muslims are converts to Islam, a relatively high conversion level. Black Muslims, like black Americans overall, have high levels of religious commitment.
Ukraine is an overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian nation, and 46% of Orthodox Ukrainians look to the Ukrainian national church leaders as the highest Orthodoxy authority.