Americans have mixed views of the job performance of those who hold positions of power and responsibility in eight major U.S. groups and institutions. A key element in shaping these views is their sense of whether members of these groups act ethically and hold themselves accountable for their mistakes, according to a new survey.
Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers
A majority of U.S. adults say recent reports of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church reflect problems that are still happening.
Many U.S. Christians – as well as the religiously unaffiliated – hold “New Age” beliefs, which include belief in reincarnation and astrology.
In the United States, 48% of American adults say they are married. A higher-than-average share of adults are married in certain religious groups.
While Millennials make up 32% of all U.S. adults, they account for roughly half of American Muslim adults. Read five facts about Muslim Millennials.
While Muslims born in the United States and their immigrant counterparts share a pride in being American, U.S.-born Muslims are less likely than immigrants to feel comfortable with their place in broader American society.
About a quarter of U.S. adults now say they think of themselves as spiritual but not religious, up 8 percentage points in five years.
While many Muslims express wariness and anxiety about aspects of their lives in the United States, Muslim women tend to be more pessimistic about their place in U.S. society than Muslim men.
In the U.S., Pope Francis remains as popular as ever, with seven-in-ten Americans saying their opinion of the pontiff is “very” or “mostly” favorable.