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Pew Research Center

Most U.S. states exempt houses of faith from public gathering prohibitions, while lawsuits concerning restrictions have been filed on First Amendment grounds. Faith leaders weigh in on the balance between religious freedom and public health. […] Read More

Diverging from the national average, the number of white evangelical Protestants in the US with positive views of President Trump as honest and morally upstanding remains significantly higher than the public, a report said. […] Read More

With over two-thirds of respondents in 34 nations calling it ‘very important,’ freedom of religion is among the most highly valued rights globally, but public appreciation varies widely between nations, a report said. […] Read More

Nearly nine out of 10 churchgoers said they were very or somewhat satisfied with sermons they hear in their places of worship, a Pew report said. Protestants were more likely than Catholics to express satisfaction. […] Read More

Fewer U.S. adults identify as Christian while those who claim no religious affiliation are increasing. It’s time for churches to learn to swim in the reality of today’s religious currents. Here are 4 ways to stay afloat. […] Read More

Christians who appreciate short sermons would find a welcome home in Roman Catholic congregations in the U.S., a report found. The median sermon length by Catholic clergy was 14 minutes. […] Read More

Even though nearly two-thirds of US adults affirm that global climate change affects their local communities, their political affiliations influence how severe or mild they consider the threat. […] Read More

More than three-quarters of US adults say houses of faith should not support political candidates and nearly two-thirds agree they ‘should keep out of political matters,’ a new report found. […] Read More

In a reversal from 15 years ago, more US adults from 18 to 44 years old have lived together than have been married, with 59% reporting cohabitation and 50% reporting marriage at some point, a report found. […] Read More

The number of people who claim no religion is increasing, but that doesn’t mean we’re seeing more atheists and agnostics. Rather, many of these folks, called Nones, reject religious affiliation while still believing in God. […] Read More