Americans agree that religion’s role in public life is ebbing. But while Republicans largely lament the trend, Democrats are split in their reactions.
Americans who personally know someone in a religious group different from their own – or who have at least some knowledge about that group – generally are more likely to have positive feelings about members of that group than those who don’t, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. The survey employed a “feeling […]
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 a quarter of teens who identify with a religion and attend public school say they regularly pray before eating lunch at school.
Atheists and agnostics know more about religion than most other religious groups, while those with no particular religion are among the least knowledgeable.
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.
The Center's tenth report on religious restrictions around the world focuses on trends in restrictions from 2007 to 2017.
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.