A median of 45% across 34 surveyed countries say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values. However, public opinion on this question, as well as the role of God, prayer and religion varies by country, region and economic development.
Trump’s approval rating has dropped among a range of religious groups, including white evangelicals – though they remain strongly supportive.
Six-in-ten black adults say it is important for houses of worship to address “political topics such as immigration and race relations.”
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
White evangelical Protestants are slightly less positive about the president's response to the coronavirus pandemic now than in March.
President Trump has called himself a defender of religious liberty. But how do Americans see his administration’s effect on religious groups?
77% of white evangelicals say they are at least somewhat confident that the president is doing a good job responding to the outbreak.
White Evangelicals See Trump as Fighting for Their Beliefs, Though Many Have Mixed Feelings About His Personal Conduct
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.
Catholics have less confidence in their clergy's advice than Protestants – and are less likely to claim a close relationship with clergy.
The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a rapid clip, with both Protestantism and Catholicism experiencing losses of population share.