The Catholic Church remains closely tied to Europe. Catholics are the largest religious group in many of the continent’s most populous countries.
In many European countries and the United States, women do not actually differ significantly from men in their views about abortion.
How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out.
Within Europe, there are sometimes sizable differences in levels of religious commitment. A new interactive lets you explore these differences.
Central and Eastern Europeans of different ages are about equally likely to say that Christianity, birthplace and ancestry are important to national identity.
Looking for a new religious congregation is common in the U.S. But how likely Americans are to look for a new church varies by their education and income levels.
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
We asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Their responses were rich, thoughtful and varied.
Family is the most common source of meaning in America, but economic, religious and political divides shape where people find meaning in other aspects of life.
White evangelical or born-again Christians backed GOP candidates for the House at about the same rate in 2014. Religious "nones" and Jewish voters again largely backed Democratic candidates.