| January 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (RNS) Confirmation hearings begin next week for Donald Trump’s pick for U.S attorney general, who finds fodder in the Bible to justify his reactionary anti-immigrant positions. But the Alabama senator is out of step with more than a millennium of Christian thought and discipleship.
| October 31, 2016
(RNS) White Catholics and Latino Catholics part ways on Donald Trump.
| October 27, 2016
(RNS) Among likely voters, white Catholic males favor Donald Trump. But almost half of white Catholic women support Hillary Clinton.
| September 22, 2016
(RNS) A full quarter of U.S. adults now say they have no religious affiliation. But despite their heft, the ‘nones’ are no voting bloc.
| March 29, 2016
(RNS) Most Americans say immigrants strengthen U.S. society rather than threaten it. But race and ethnicity divide opinion within and among religious groups.
| February 25, 2016
Opponents of the bill argues that these sorts of measures use protection language as a cover for legalizing discrimination of LGBT persons.
| February 18, 2016
(RNS) Religious objections to LGBT rights are no excuse for discrimination, say most Americans in a new survey.
| January 28, 2016
(RNS) Many also think the game is more violent than ever. It just doesn’t bother them much.
| December 10, 2015
(RNS) Fear has ratcheted up in the wake of attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, a new survey finds. And reactions to mass shootings vary by the religious identity of the killers.
| November 17, 2015
(RNS) Anxiety looms on all fronts and Americans are split — 49 percent to 49 percent — on whether “America’s best days are ahead of us or behind us.”
| August 25, 2015
(RNS) Will Pope Francis’ U.S. visit spur millions of Catholics, and ex-Catholics, to new levels of engagement? Or will he be like the Dalai Lama — greatly applauded but not necessarily followed?
| June 23, 2015
(RNS) Americans’ patriotic fervor is tempered by race and religion, a new survey finds.
| April 20, 2015
Hear that theme song from “Friends”? Surveys show we’re ‘there’ for people we know and like — but not so much for strangers.
| April 2, 2015
(RNS) Americans don’t want business owners to discriminate against gays — but many would exempt those who don’t want to participate in a gay wedding.
| March 27, 2015
(RNS) Most young adults hold views on moral issues that are a long way from what some major religions preach on issues such as abortion and contraception.