(RNS) — Doctors, teachers, members of the military — even scientists — are viewed more positively than clergy. The less frequently people attend church, the more negative their views of clergy.
(RNS) — A new Gallup study found that only half of Americans belong to a church or other house of worship, down from 69 percent two decades ago.
(RNS) — More Catholics are questioning whether they should remain in the church today than did in 2002.
(RNS) — In 2017, even though he had not appeared in public for years, he still ranked fourth.
(RNS) And at the bottom for the ninth year in a row: Vermont.
If most non-religious Americans think having multiple sexual partners is morally acceptable and more Americans are identifying as non-religious…you do the math.
(RNS) The latest poll could signal an end to the seesaw battle that has characterized opinions on abortion over the past few years.
Answer: What is the Episcopal Church? And why do we need to put it in cultural context, like a rare bird?
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here's why.
As an atheist and a queer person, I'm not surprised by Gallup’s finding that fewer LGBTQ people are religious. But I want to caution all people—atheists included—against celebrating this.
According to figures released yesterday, Mormons are the least likely to approve and most likely to disapprove of President Obama than any other religious group -- by far.
(RNS) About one in five Americans view the Bible in secular terms, described as ancient "fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by man."
(RNS) Opinions on clergy differed markedly by party, with Republicans viewing them far more favorably than Democrats.
Many Christians claim to care about freedom of religion, but some seem to mean freedom of "their own" religion.
A 2012 Gallup survey lists the most religious of 189 U.S. metropolitan areas.
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