Majorities in four of the seven states that enacted strict new abortion laws in 2019 say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.
Teens in the South express their religion in school more often than teens in other parts of the United States.
In addition to government actions, there also was a dramatic increase in Europe in some measures of social hostility to religion.
When compared with other wealthy nations, the U.S. is unique in that a large share of its population prays every day.
The global Muslim population is more concentrated in Islam’s main population centers than the global Christian population is for Christianity.
Reports of anti-Semitic incidents in France rose dramatically in 2018. Yet most French adults do not believe negative Jewish stereotypes and are accepting of Jews.
About half of black Muslims are converts to Islam, a relatively high conversion level. Black Muslims, like black Americans overall, have high levels of religious commitment.
Central and Eastern Europeans of different ages are about equally likely to say that Christianity, birthplace and ancestry are important to national identity.
In the EU, Central and Eastern Europeans differ from Western Europeans in their views on certain issues, including religious minorities and gay marriage.
Research has shown that men in the United States are generally less religious than women. And while this pattern holds true among black Americans, black men are still a highly religious group.