(RNS) — New questions on the General Social Survey reveal some interesting connections between faith and pets.
(RNS) — A weekend trip to my hometown makes the statistics more personal (and painful): Only about 1 in 5 young adults were Protestant in 2018, compared with twice that when I was in high school.
Mormons in the United States used to retain about three-quarters of their young people. Now it looks to be closer to half.
(RNS) — Dueling sociologists can't agree on whether the most intensely religious segment of the American population is shrinking.
What effect do clergywomen have on girls? A great one, it turns out: women who grew up with female clergy as role models do better psychologically and educationally than those who did not.
Support for Trump among evangelicals is likely 15 to 20 points lower than reported.
Only 62 percent of Southern Baptist youth are in a Southern Baptist church today.
(RNS) Behind the story of Christian decline and the rise of “nones” is a long-standing debate about what religion theorists call “secularization,” the broad process by which religion gradually loses its social influence.
(RNS) From religious identity to going to church, new data show that more Americans are less religious than they were three years ago.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A solid 56 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, up from just 11 percent in 1988.
(RNS) Unbelief is on the uptick. People who check "None" for their religious affiliation are now nearly one in five Americans (19 percent), the highest ever documented, according to the Pew Center for the People and the Press. By Cathy Lynn Grossman.