feature | Nov 16, 2015

Event: Is the American Public Becoming Less Religious?

Is the American public becoming less religious? Yes, at least by some key measures of what it means to be a religious person. An extensive new survey of more than 35,000 U.S. adults finds that the percentages who say they believe in God, pray daily and regularly go to church or other religious services all […]

transcript | Apr 23, 2015

Event: The Future of World Religions

Thursday, April 23, 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. The Pew Research Center’s new demographic projections– the first formal forecasts using data on age, fertility, mortality, migration and religious switching for the world’s eight major religious groups – finds that the religious profile of the world is rapidly changing. By 2050, the number of Muslims around […]

transcript | Nov 20, 2014

Event Transcript: Religion in Latin America

Latin America is home to more than 425 million Catholics – nearly 40% of the world’s total Catholic population – and the Roman Catholic Church now has a Latin American pope for the first time in its history. Yet identification with Catholicism has declined throughout the region, according to a major new Pew Research Center […]

transcript | Aug 19, 2013

Event Transcript: Religion Trends in the U.S.

On Aug. 8, 2013, the Pew Research Center brought together some of the leading experts in survey research on religion in the U.S. for a round-table discussion with journalists, scholars and other stakeholders on the rise of the religious “nones” and other important trends in American religion.

transcript | Jul 19, 2012

Event Transcript: Asian Americans

In a conference call with journalists, the Pew Forum’s staff discussed the findings of “Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths,” the second report based on a comprehensive, nationwide survey of Asian Americans.

transcript | Mar 22, 2012

Event Transcript: Religion in Prisons

According to a Pew Forum survey of professional prison chaplains, America's state penitentiaries are a bustle of religious activity. The Pew Forum hosted an event to discuss the survey’s key findings with journalists, policymakers and experts who have worked with the correctional system.

transcript | Jan 12, 2012

Event Transcript: Mormons in America

In a conference call with journalists, Pew Forum staff members discussed the findings of a Pew Forum survey, Mormons in America: Certain in Their Beliefs, Uncertain of Their Place in Society. The survey examines Mormons’ religious beliefs and practices, political ideology, and attitudes toward their faith, family life, the media and society.

transcript | Dec 19, 2011

Event Transcript: Global Christianity

In a conference call with journalists, Pew Forum staff members discussed the findings of a report, Global Christianity: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Christian Population.

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