The church is one of the few major mainline Protestant denominations in the country that currently does not sanction same-sex marriage.
We asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Their responses were rich, thoughtful and varied.
In the EU, Central and Eastern Europeans differ from Western Europeans in their views on certain issues, including religious minorities and gay marriage.
A small share of the public – 14% – say they have changed their views about a political or social issue in the past year because of something they saw on social media.
Americans are more likely to anticipate negative than positive effects from widespread use of gene-editing technology
Among the 25 most populous countries, Egypt, Russia, India, Indonesia and Turkey have the most restrictions on religion, while Japan, Brazil, the Philippines, the Dem. Rep. of the Congo and the U.S. have the fewest restrictions.
The immigrant experience is deeply ingrained in the fabric of Islam in America.
In the United States, 48% of American adults say they are married. A higher-than-average share of adults are married in certain religious groups.
Many Many Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons and members of some evangelical churches say abortion should be illegal. But among other religious groups, many support legal abortion.
People in 38 countries were asked how often they use the internet – as well as how often they use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and other sites – to get news. Specifically, they were asked whether they did each activity several times a day, once a day, several times a week, once a […]