Americans’ opinions of Pope Francis have rebounded slightly after hitting an all-time low almost two years ago in the wake of abuse scandals.
Nearly nine-in-ten U.S. adults say their life has changed at least a little as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, including 44% who say their life has changed in a major way.
A majority of Americans say Trump is “not too” or “not at all” religious. Half either say they’re not sure what his religion is or that he has none.
77% of white evangelicals say they are at least somewhat confident that the president is doing a good job responding to the outbreak.
More than half of U.S. adults name the pope (47%) or a specific pope (7%) when asked who comes to mind when they think of Catholicism.
Few United States adults – just 5% – say God chose Donald Trump to be president because God approves of his policies.
White evangelicals largely see Trump as fighting for their beliefs and advancing their interests, and they feel their side generally has been winning recently on political matters important to them.
In the United States, 27% of adults ages 60 and older live alone, compared with 16% of adults in the 130 countries and territories studied.
Christians are more likely than religiously unaffiliated Americans to see the Supreme Court favorably (69% vs. 51%).
Americans say they don’t consider Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren to be particularly religious.