Today, most Black adults say they rely on prayer to help make major decisions, and view opposing racism as essential to their religious faith.
When it comes to religious affiliation, the 117th U.S. Congress looks similar to the previous Congress but quite different from Americans overall.
The global median level of government laws, policies and actions by officials that impinge on religious beliefs and practices – continued to climb.
A median of 45% across 34 surveyed countries say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values. However, public opinion on this question, as well as the role of God, prayer and religion varies by country, region and economic development.
For more than a decade, Pew Research Center has been tracking global patterns in restrictions on religion – both those imposed by governments and hostilities committed by individuals and social groups.
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