Catholics remain the largest religious group among Latinos in the United States, even as their share among Latino adults has steadily declined over the past decade. The share of Latinos who are religiously unaffiliated is now on par with U.S. adults overall.
Most U.S. adults – including a solid majority of Christians and large numbers of people who identify with other religious traditions – consider the Earth sacred and believe God gave humans a duty to care for it. But highly religious Americans are far less likely than other U.S. adults to express concern about warming temperatures around the globe.
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.
Black adults in the U.S. South more likely than those in other regions to attend a Black congregation
Black Southerners diverge from other Black Americans – especially Northeasterners and Westerners – in other ways when it comes to religion.
Across religious groups, a majority of Black Americans say opposing racism is an essential part of their faith
75% of Black Americans say that opposing racism is essential to their faith or sense of morality, a view that extends across faith traditions.
In historically Black Protestant churches, regular attenders more likely to have received COVID-19 shot
82% of members of the historically Black Protestant tradition who attend church regularly have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
When it comes to choosing a house of worship, most Black Americans don’t prioritize denominational labels.
The vast majority of religiously unaffiliated Black Americans believe in God and about half pray regularly, although few attend services.
Majorities of Black adults say predominantly Black churches have done at least some to help Black Americans.