Most Black Catholic churchgoers are racial minorities in their congregations, unlike White and Hispanic Catholics – and Black Protestants
African immigrants in U.S. more religious than other Black Americans, and more likely to be Catholic
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa tend to be more religious than U.S.-born Black adults or immigrants from the Caribbean.
Black adults in the U.S. South more likely than those in other regions to attend a Black congregation
Black Southerners diverge from other Black Americans – especially Northeasterners and Westerners – in other ways when it comes to religion.
Just about a third of Indian adults (35%) say they ever practice yoga, including 22% who say they do so monthly or less.
Jews ages 18 to 29 are just as likely as those 65 and older to say they attend religious services at least monthly (22% each).
Jews in U.S. are far less religious than Christians and Americans overall, at least by traditional measures
Based on certain traditional measures of religious observance, U.S. Jews are far less religious than U.S. Christians and Americans overall.
Nearly all Black Americans believe in God or a higher power. But what type of God do they have in mind?
Majorities of Black adults say predominantly Black churches have done at least some to help Black Americans.
Today, most Black adults say they rely on prayer to help make major decisions, and view opposing racism as essential to their religious faith.
Pope Francis made news recently by voicing his support for same-sex civil unions. The statement struck observers as a shift for the Vatican.