In 2016, just over half of Mormons opposed same-sex marriage -- among the highest opposition of any religious group. However, the year before, 2/3 were against it, so there's been a rapid change of attitude.
(RNS) White evangelical Protestants and Mormons showed the highest rates of approval for those who cite their religious belief as the basis for denying service to gays — but still less than a majority within those two groups hold this opinion.
(RNS) But support has dropped among all other religious groups.
(RNS) At least one-fourth of Americans think God will help either the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons at the Super Bowl.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Confirmation hearings begin next week for Donald Trump’s pick for U.S attorney general, who finds fodder in the Bible to justify his reactionary anti-immigrant positions. But the Alabama senator is out of step with more than a millennium of Christian thought and discipleship.
(RNS) Evangelical support for Donald Trump surged even as prominent evangelicals, including Southern Baptist Russell Moore, railed against Trump's behavior toward immigrants, women and other groups as un-Christian.
(RNS) Among likely voters, white Catholic males favor Donald Trump. But almost half of white Catholic women support Hillary Clinton.
(RNS) In a gloomy forecast for organized religion, only seven percent of the 'nones' say they are looking for a religion.
(RNS) It’s interesting to juxtapose the emerging statistical reality with the rhetoric that has been common among evangelical leaders.
Is 'the end' a proper category to discuss the history and prospects of White Christian America?
(RNS) Most Americans say immigrants strengthen U.S. society rather than threaten it. But race and ethnicity divide opinion within and among religious groups.
(RNS) Religious objections to LGBT rights are no excuse for discrimination, say most Americans in a new survey.
(RNS) Many also think the game is more violent than ever. It just doesn't bother them much.
(RNS) Will Pope Francis' U.S. visit spur millions of Catholics, and ex-Catholics, to new levels of engagement? Or will he be like the Dalai Lama -- greatly applauded but not necessarily followed?
(RNS) Although the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage looms, public attention already is shifting toward new, contentious issues over LGBT rights, a new survey finds.