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?
24% of U.S. adults overall say their faith has become stronger because of the coronavirus pandemic; just 2% say their faith has become weaker.
Roughly one-in-five of the Christian congregations we analyzed in an eight-week period heard at least one sermon that mentioned abortion.
Who should be given priority if some hospitals do not have enough ventilators for all patients who need help breathing?
About half of Americans say the Bible should have at least “some” influence on U.S. laws; 23% say it should have “a great deal” of influence.
Americans’ opinions of Pope Francis have rebounded slightly after hitting an all-time low almost two years ago in the wake of abuse scandals.
77% of white evangelicals say they are at least somewhat confident that the president is doing a good job responding to the outbreak.
More than half of U.S. adults name the pope (47%) or a specific pope (7%) when asked who comes to mind when they think of Catholicism.
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.