(RNS) — Can people who are plagued with doubt feel welcomed by a church that is filled with those who are certain about what they believe?
(RNS) — But equal percentages of black and white young adults say they currently attend a congregation regularly, a LifeWay Research analysis shows.
(RNS) — Fewer adults are attending religious services in the United States, but that’s not necessarily because they don’t believe.
(RNS) — From Westminster Abbey to small parish churches, the evensong service in Britain is attracting growing crowds of locals and tourists alike — some who come just for the music and atmosphere, others who appreciate the spirituality as well.
LONDON (RNS) — But will they convince young people it’s a 21st-century institution they want to join?
(RNS) Does higher diversity lead to lower attendance in churches? A new study says yes.
Congregations that grow in diversity may decline in attendance.
(RNS) Long viewed as the most religious developed nation, America is slipping toward secularism, like the rest of the West, a new study finds.
PARIS (RNS) A casual suggestion by a Muslim leader that unused French churches be turned into mosques has created a national outcry.
(RNS) Mormons put Utah on top, with 51 percent of Utah residents attending church weekly, the highest in U.S., according to a new Gallup poll.
(RNS) The survey finds many Christians -- and unbelievers, too -- will exaggerate about attending worship in live phone interviews. However, when asked in an anonymous online questionnaire, people will answer more realistically.
ROME (RNS) Italy's Center for Studies on New Religions reported Sunday (Nov. 10) that around half of the 250 priests it surveyed reported a significant rise in church attendance since Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis in March.