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More than two-thirds of teenagers see at least one expression of religious faith at their public schools, a report said. The most common expression they witness is wearing clothing or jewelry with religious symbols. […] Read More

U.S. adults have a negative view of the ethics of leaders of key institutions, and clergy are no exception, a survey found. More than two-thirds said clergy acted unethically some of the time or all or most of the time. […] Read More

The percent of U.S. adults under 30 who have confidence in religious leaders lags well behind older adults, with 50% of adults ages 18-29 expressing confidence compared to 71% of those 50 and older, a report says. […] Read More

The number of countries with significant government restrictions on religious liberty declined slightly in 2017, even as the number of nations with high levels of social hostility toward religion increased, a study says. […] Read More

In a survey assessing five institutions, U.S. adults declared that churches were the least likely to be open to diverse opinions, with less than half saying churches were very or somewhat open. […] Read More

Half of U.S. adults believe fake news and information “is a very big problem in the country today,” reports said, ranking fifth on a list of 11 issues, including drug addiction and affordable health care. […] Read More

After reaching a peak of 12.2 million in 2007, the annual number of undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. declined by nearly 2 million over the last decade, a Pew analysis found. […] Read More

With responses varying significantly by race and political affiliation, nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults say slavery’s legacy continues to negatively impact black Americans “a great deal” or “a fair amount,” a Pew study said. […] Read More

More than three-fourths of U.S. adults say recent reports of clergy abuse reflect a continuing problem, a report says. And two-thirds say they’ve never heard clergy speak out about sexual harassment, assault or abuse. […] Read More

More than six out of 10 U.S. adults support legalization of same-sex marriage, a report said. Groups that didn’t offer majority support were Republicans, older adults and evangelical Protestants. […] Read More