The overwhelming majority of Americans, including a majority of the religiously unaffiliated, say they believe in God or a higher power. Read six key takeaways from a report on Americans' belief in God.
Nine-in-ten Americans believe in a higher power, but only a slim majority believe in God as described in the Bible.
More than seven-in-ten U.S. Christian women say religion is very important in their lives, compared with 62% of the country’s Christian men.
Many Many Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons and members of some evangelical churches say abortion should be illegal. But among other religious groups, many support legal abortion.
Substantial shares of Americans of nearly all religious groups – as well as those who have no religious affiliation – say they meditate at least once a week.
Read five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate the holiday.
Most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past – even as relatively few are bothered by this trend.
Ethiopia has 36 million Orthodox Christians, the world’s second-largest Orthodox population after Russia. By many measures, Orthodox Ethiopians have much higher levels of religious commitment than do Orthodox Christians in the faith’s heartland of Central and Eastern Europe.
Today, there are approximately 260 million Orthodox Christians in the world, accounting for 12% of the global Christian population. Read key takeaways about Orthodox Christians.
Five centuries after the Reformation, global Protestant Christianity looks very different than it did at its inception. Here is a look at some key facts about Protestants around the world.