Despite major changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBT people around the world, public opinion on the acceptance of homosexuality in society remains sharply divided by country, region and economic development.
Six-in-ten black adults say it is important for houses of worship to address “political topics such as immigration and race relations.”
Roughly one-in-five of the Christian congregations we analyzed in an eight-week period heard at least one sermon that mentioned abortion.
Who should be given priority if some hospitals do not have enough ventilators for all patients who need help breathing?
White evangelicals largely see Trump as fighting for their beliefs and advancing their interests, and they feel their side generally has been winning recently on political matters important to them.
Christians are more likely than religiously unaffiliated Americans to see the Supreme Court favorably (69% vs. 51%).
Of those surveyed, 33% said it should be harder for someone to obtain an abortion near them than it is currently.
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More than 18 years after the Netherlands became the world’s first country to allow same-sex marriage, Austria became the latest European nation to legalize the practice.
About seven-in-ten LGB adults said churches and other religious organizations focus too much on rules, compared with half of straight adults.