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.
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.
U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways.
About a quarter of religiously affiliated teens in U.S. public schools say they pray before lunch
About a quarter of teens who identify with a religion and attend public school say they regularly pray before eating lunch at school.
For a Lot of American Teens, Religion Is a Regular Part of the Public School Day
Lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans are less religious than straight adults by traditional measures
Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults are substantially less likely than straight adults to affiliate with a religious group or to attend religious services weekly.
With high levels of prayer, U.S. is an outlier among wealthy nations
When compared with other wealthy nations, the U.S. is unique in that a large share of its population prays every day.
A Changing World: Global Views on Diversity, Gender Equality, Family Life and the Importance of Religion
People see diversity and gender equality increasing in their countries but say family ties have weakened. Views on the importance of religion vary widely.
Are religious people happier, healthier? Our new global study explores this question
In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
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