(RNS) — Fewer adults are attending religious services in the United States, but that’s not necessarily because they don’t believe.
(RNS) — If the political alienation theory fully explained what’s going on in American religion, millennials would be leaving conservative religions in favor of ones that are liberal and LGBT-affirming. Instead, they're just exiting religion altogether.
PARIS (RNS) — Sixty-four percent of adults across Western Europe still identify as Christians, even if only 18 percent of them say they attend church at least once a month, a Pew survey found.
(RNS) — The new caucus comes as the religious 'nones' — those who claim no religious affiliation — jumped from about 16 percent of the U.S. population in 2007 to nearly 23 percent in 2014, according to the latest Pew data.
(RNS) — Among the so-called 'nones' — a broad category of atheists, agnostics and those who answer 'none of the above' on questions about religion — 72 percent believe in a higher power of some kind.
(The Conversation) — History suggests caution about political generalizations.
(RNS) — 'I felt, as a moviegoer, kind of making fun of Catholic school has been covered,' Gerwig told RNS.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The survey captures how 'too many people think Christmas is about a mall and not a manger,' said Ed Stetzer, executive director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.
The unaffiliated "Nones" are the largest single religious group in America, edging out Protestants and Catholics, says a new study released today.
(RNS) — A majority of American adults say belief in God is not required to be a moral person.
(RNS) — American evangelicals are losing numbers and losing them quickly. Meanwhile, the religiously unaffiliated now form the largest single group in 20 U.S. states.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Portland may be the least religious city in the U.S., but its residents are drawing on spirituality and shared values for comfort in the wake of a horrific stabbing on a light-rail train.
Americans are feeling more positive about religious groups than in the past, including Mormons. But other groups, including atheists, Hindus, and Muslims, are climbing more quickly in public opinion, says a new Pew study.
Who really are the nones?
(RNS) A new poll shows a growing number of Americans come from mixed-faith families.