The religiously unaffiliated were harassed by governments, private groups or both in 23 countries in 2017, up from 14 the previous year.
U.S. Jews have relatively high levels of religious knowledge. But other Americans are unable to answer some basic questions about Jewish practices.
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U.S. adults generally can answer basic questions about the Bible and Christianity, but are less familiar with other world religions
The Center's tenth report on religious restrictions around the world focuses on trends in restrictions from 2007 to 2017.
Over the decade from 2007 to 2017, government restrictions on religion - laws, policies and actions by state officials that restrict religious beliefs and practices - increased markedly around the world.
A declining share of Canadians identify as Christians. Most Canadians say religion’s influence in public life is waning in their country.
About seven-in-ten LGB adults said churches and other religious organizations focus too much on rules, compared with half of straight adults.
A majority of U.S. adults say recent reports of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church reflect problems that are still happening.
More than 15 years after U.S. bishops pledged “zero tolerance” for sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, reports of previously unpublicized misconduct continue to receive wide media coverage.