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.
Most Black Protestants say denominational affiliation is less important than inspiring sermons
When it comes to choosing a house of worship, most Black Americans don’t prioritize denominational labels.
U.S. Catholics divided by party on whether Biden should be denied Communion over his abortion stance
67% of U.S. Catholics say Joe Biden should be allowed to receive Communion during Mass, while 29% say he should not be allowed to do this.
Three-quarters of Black Americans believe in God of the Bible or other holy scripture
Nearly all Black Americans believe in God or a higher power. But what type of God do they have in mind?
Life in U.S. Religious Congregations Slowly Edges Back Toward Normal
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that Americans are increasingly confident they can safely go to services at a church, temple, mosque or other house of worship.
Nine-in-ten Black ‘nones’ believe in God, but fewer pray or attend services
The vast majority of religiously unaffiliated Black Americans believe in God and about half pray regularly, although few attend services.
Faith Among 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.
More Americans Than People in Other Advanced Economies Say COVID-19 Has Strengthened Religious Faith
A Pew Research Center survey conducted in the summer of 2020 reveals that more Americans than people in other economically developed countries say the coronavirus outbreak has bolstered their religious faith and the faith of their compatriots.
Hispanic teens enjoy religious activities with parents, but fewer view religion as ‘very important’
U.S. Hispanic teens are more likely than U.S. teens overall to identify as Catholic and say it’s necessary to believe in God to be moral.
10 key findings about the religious lives of U.S. teens and their parents
While teens in the United States take after their parents religiously in many ways, they stand out in some others.
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