Most states in the U.S. allow children to be exempt from vaccinations due to religious concerns.
About seven-in-ten LGB adults said churches and other religious organizations focus too much on rules, compared with half of straight adults.
Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults are substantially less likely than straight adults to affiliate with a religious group or to attend religious services weekly.
Almost all New Zealanders said in a 2011-2012 survey that they would accept a neighbor of a different religion.
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.
The new Congress is slightly more religiously diverse than its predecessor, but it remains overwhelmingly Christian.
Malala Yousafzai's shooting came at a time when social hostilities involving religion were at a high point, both globally and in Pakistan.
God or the divine is mentioned at least once in each of the 50 state constitutions and nearly 200 times overall.
To mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. government granting American citizenship to the residents of Puerto Rico, here are key facts about the territory.
The vast majority of the nation’s federal lawmakers (91%) describe themselves as Christians, compared with 71% of U.S. adults who say the same.