(RNS) — The latest survey shows Christians have declined by 12 percentage points over the past decade.
(RNS) — In 35 countries, people who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier than those who attend infrequently or not at all. But active participation in religion is also associated with being fat.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The incoming class of lawmakers is predominantly Christian, but several newcomers are expected to take the oath of office while placing their hands on books other than the Christian Bible.
(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.
(RNS) Black Protestant Christians were most likely to hear about the candidates at church.
Are churches key to solving social problems? Fewer Americans now think so.
(RNS) The nonreligious are the future of the country, and we could contribute to a rapidly expanding Democratic base … if only Democrats were willing to include us in their conversations the same way Republicans court evangelicals.
(RNS) Countering creationist theology, 25 evangelicals argue for science in a new book, "How I Changed My Mind About Evolution."
(RNS) Pew Research finds key similarities and surprising differences among the highly religious and those who are less so.
(RNS) Mind the gap. A new study of 192 countries finds women, particularly Christians, usually lead in religiosity worldwide. But it can't explain why.
(RNS) Being Catholic is more about beliefs and values than about attending Mass, experts find.
(RNS) When Pope Francis meets thousands of U.S. Catholic families this month, he'll find them excited to see him -- but not necessarily in line with many Catholic teachings on family life.
(RNS) Catholic Democrats and Republicans are miles apart on the cause and the urgency of global warming. Can the popular pope's urgently written encyclical bridge the gap?
(RNS) In yet another sign of polarized society, 49 percent would be unhappy with an unbeliever joining the family.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Although most Americans still say they wouldn't vote for a godless candidate, the tide is shifting.
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