About three-quarters of U.S. Catholics (76%) say abortion should be illegal in some cases but legal in others.
Churches and other houses of worship increasingly are holding services the way they did before the COVID-19 outbreak began.
Most Black Catholic churchgoers are racial minorities in their congregations, unlike White and Hispanic Catholics – and Black Protestants
While Biden’s rating is still low among White Christians, positive ratings also fell among Black Protestants and the religiously unaffiliated.
Self-identified Christians make up 63% of the U.S. population in 2021, down from 75% a decade ago.
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa tend to be more religious than U.S.-born Black adults or immigrants from the Caribbean.
In the new survey, the Center attempted for the first time to pose some of these philosophical questions to a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults, finding that Americans largely blame random chance – along with people’s own actions and the way society is structured – for human suffering, while relatively few believers blame God or voice doubts about the existence of God for this reason.
Here are some recent survey findings about Joe Biden, the pope, the debate over whether the president should receive Communion, and more.
Weekly Mass-goers and Catholic Republicans express higher levels of disapproval of the pope’s new restrictions.
Among White Americans, worship service attendance remains highly correlated with presidential vote choice.