Most U.S. adults do not believe that requests for religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine are sincere.
More houses of worship are returning to normal operations, but in-person attendance is unchanged since fall
Churches and other houses of worship increasingly are holding services the way they did before the COVID-19 outbreak began.
In India and many other countries, there is little gap between men and women in attitudes on gender issues
Most Indians support gender equality, but a new survey finds that traditional gender norms still hold sway for many people in the country.
Most Black Catholic churchgoers are racial minorities in their congregations, unlike White and Hispanic Catholics – and Black Protestants
Indians nearly universally say it is important for women to have the same rights as men, including eight-in-ten who say this is very important.
Indians accept women as political leaders, but many favor traditional gender roles in family life.
In recent weeks, protests in India over Muslim headscarves in schools have gained international attention.
Trust in scientists and medical scientists has fallen below pre-pandemic levels, with 29% of U.S. adults saying they have a great deal of confidence in medical scientists to act in the best interests of the public. This is down from 40% in November 2020 and 35% in January 2019, before COVID-19 emerged. Other prominent groups – including the military, police officers and public school principals – have also seen their ratings decline.
One year in, Biden job approval down among Black Protestants, other Christians and religious ‘nones’
While Biden’s rating is still low among White Christians, positive ratings also fell among Black Protestants and the religiously unaffiliated.
66% of women say that in the past year, they have personally thought at least some about big questions; 55% of men report the same.