(RNS) — The latest survey shows Christians have declined by 12 percentage points over the past decade.
(RNS) — The survey's state-by-state findings come at a time when overall national views on the legality of abortion have remained stable. In 2018, 15% of those surveyed said it should be illegal in all cases, compared to 16% in 2014.
(RNS) — Slightly more than a quarter of both practicing Christians and the general population (28%) say our society has moved past the history of slavery.
(RNS) — Last year's Supreme Court decision granting some vendors the right to refuse service based on their beliefs has had no measurable effect on popular sentiment.
(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.
(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.
(RNS) — The success of Jewish overnight camps is well-documented. A new survey attempts to measure whether camps also help shape adult Jewish values and social justice commitments.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (RNS) — The survey by LifeWay Research offers a detailed look at Protestant pastors’ attitudes and actions related to abuse and harassment.
(RNS) — Most Americans mix traditional faith with beliefs in psychics, reincarnation and spiritual energy they say can be found in mountains, trees and crystals.
(RNS) — In a survey of 106 countries, younger people were found to be less religious than their elders. The exceptions were rare.
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) — Professors of homiletics picked the dozen — 11 men and one woman — from nearly 800 nominees.
(RNS) — The survey shows that despite experiencing more discrimination than other religious groups, American Muslims take pride in their U.S. identity as well as their faith and, for the most part, are gaining acceptance among other religious traditions.
(RNS) — As society grows less religious, fewer people are turning to prayer.
(RNS) — The vast majority of Jews did not vote for Trump, exit polls showed. But those who identify as Orthodox were the most supportive of Trump on Election Day and continue to give him high marks.