• ‘Christian America’ dwindling, including white evangelicals, study shows

    ‘Christian America’ dwindling, including white evangelicals, study shows

    • Sep 6, 2017

    A new study, “America’s Changing Religious Identity,” shows Americans are also continuing to move away from organized religion altogether, as atheists, agnostics and those who say they do not identify with any particular religion — the group known as the “nones”  — hold steady at about one-quarter (24 percent) of the population.

  • New data from Britain: 53 percent of adults say they have ‘no religion’

    New data from Britain: 53 percent of adults say they have ‘no religion’

    • Sep 6, 2017

    A new survey found that 15 percent of people in Britain consider themselves to be Anglican, compared to about 30 percent in 2000. The proportion of people who say they are Catholic has remained consistent, however, at about 10 percent for the past three decades. About 6 percent belong to non-Christian religions, an increase of 2 percent since 1983. Seventy-one percent of people ages 18-24 said they had no religion, up from 62 percent in 2015.

  • No major U.S. religious groups approve refusing service to gays

    No major U.S. religious groups approve refusing service to gays

    • Jun 24, 2017

    In line with the dramatic overall shift in attitudes about same-sex marriage in the past decade, a recent survey found that a majority of people within most U.S. religious groups don’t approve of businesses invoking their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays.