Women continue to be less involved than men in mosque life in the U.S., but the pattern appears to be changing.
In the U.S., highly religious adults are much more skeptical about the possibility of extraterrestrial life than those who are less religious.
Nearly two-thirds of Hindus (64%) in India say it is very important to be Hindu to be truly Indian, our survey found.
Here’s a closer look at public opinion on the death penalty, as well as key facts about the nation’s use of capital punishment.
Today, there are millions of Christians in India, although they make up just 2.4% of the country’s massive population.
Among churches that posted their sermons, homilies or worship services online between Aug. 31 and Nov. 8, 2020, two-thirds posted at least one message from the pulpit mentioning the election. But discussion varied considerably among the four major Christian groups included in this analysis.
Among India’s six largest religious groups, some are much more likely than others to abstain from eating meat.
Just about a third of Indian adults (35%) say they ever practice yoga, including 22% who say they do so monthly or less.
Our new survey of 29,999 Indian adults takes a closer look at religious identity, nationalism and tolerance in Indian society.
Indians see religious tolerance as a central part of who they are as a nation. Across the major religious groups, most people say it is very important to respect all religions to be “truly Indian.”