A majority of LGB adults are religiously affiliated, but they are much less likely to be Christian than the general public and are more drawn to smaller, non-Christian denominations.
One big reason evangelical Protestants have not declined at the same rate as other major Christian groups is that they are gaining new converts at a greater rate than they are losing people who were raised in the tradition.
The growth of the religiously unaffiliated in the U.S. is occurring across genders, generations and racial and ethnic groups.
Christians are declining, both as a share of the U.S. population and in total number, while religious "nones" continue to rise.
India is projected to have 310 million Muslims (11% of the global total), making it the country with the largest population of Muslims in the world.
Among the world’s 25 most populous countries, Burma (Myanmar), Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan and Russia stand out as having the highest levels restrictions on religion (as of the end of 2013).
Social hostilities involving religion declined in 2013, while government restrictions remained level. But harassment of Jews reached a seven-year high.
We sat down with researcher Peter Henne to learn more about the complex process of measuring global religious restrictions.
Here's a rundown of the Supreme Court's busy docket, which includes cases on the ACA's contraception mandate, religion in the workplace, same-sex marriage and the death penalty.
A majority of Americans believe the historical accuracy of the biblical Christmas story and also look forward to gathering with friends and family for the holidays.