Pew Research Center
The crowded field of Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential election is a welcome change from the 2012 choices, with 57 percent of registered GOP-leaning voters expressing a positive view of their candidates.
The number of Christians in the U.S. continues to decline sharply across all regions and demographic groups, while the number of those describing themselves as religiously unaffiliated – atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular” – has spiked to nearly one-quarter of the U.S. population.
Shifts in the world’s major religions will see Islam growing faster than any other faith, with the number of Muslims nearly equaling that of Christians by 2050.
Almost two years after becoming the head of the Catholic Church, 90 percent of U.S. Catholics have a favorable view of Pope Francis.
Less than half of U.S. children under the age of eighteen live in “traditional” family households consisting of two married heterosexual parents in their first marriage.
Most Americans say they are OK with religious holiday displays on public property, with 72 percent of U.S. adults supporting Christian symbols on government property in at least some cases.
In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.
Political differences between Democrats and Republicans are increasingly moving to polar opposites, with their political biases spreading into their social lives more dramatically than race or religious differences.
Single ladies in the DMV are in luck, according to a new analysis from the Pew Research Center that says the D.C. area is one of the best places in the country to find eligible men.
Researchers say more Americans than ever before have never been married and waiting longer before they do tie the knot.