(RNS) — Seven in 10 U.S. Mormons still support the Republican Party, despite church members' much lower approval of the president.
(RNS) — Over the past year, American Jews have called for shutting down Immigration and Customs Enforcement camps, addressing white nationalism, protecting abortion rights and scores of other liberal agenda items.
(RNS) — This marks the latest small step the church has taken away from the GOP, either by tweaking its policies or upholding its usual position to the right of center, while Republicans swing ever further to the right.
(RNS) — Pew Research Center's understanding is that the belief that the Eucharist is really the body and blood of Christ is central to the Catholic faith. As such, we sought to measure what American Catholics believe on the subject.
(RNS) — Using Aristotelian concepts to explain Catholic mysteries in the 21st century is a fool’s errand. When was the last time you met an Aristotelian outside a Catholic seminary?
(RNS) — Others may soon respond to mass shootings by ignoring it. No matter how horrible something is, if it is repeated time and time again, we get accustomed to it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Jews, atheists and agnostics scored highest — with each getting answers correct more than half of the time. Evangelical Protestants also had high scores compared with other groups.
(RNS) — The traditional pattern of young adults joining churches after they get married and have children has not been holding true.
(The Conversation) — Some 36 percent of those without religious affiliation report having grown up Catholic.
It's not surprising that more than half of U.S. Mormons approve of Trump, but the age and gender divides within the faith are sharper than expected.
(RNS) — A common rebuttal to stats showing the loyalty of Trump's base is that these voters are EINOs (Evangelicals in Name Only). A new Pew report tells a different story.
(RNS) — It makes perfect sense that we would curate our religious self-conceptions the same way we silo ourselves on our Facebook and Twitter feeds.
(RNS) — But among those who do find a great deal of meaning in their religious faith, more than half say it is the single most important source of meaning in their lives.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — Some U.S. bishops felt their house was burning down, and the Vatican was asking them to delay turning on the fire hoses.
(RNS) — There is talk of schism as the American bishops meet in Baltimore this week, but In order to have a schism, you need truly divisive issues that split the community.