InfographicAugust 6, 2012

Catholics’ Views on U.S. Nuns

On Aug. 7, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, an organization that represents U.S. nuns, will meet in St. Louis to discuss how to respond to recent criticism from the Vatican, the Associated Press reports. A Pew Research Center survey finds that eight-in-ten American Catholics (83%) are satisfied with the leadership provided by Catholic nuns and sisters.

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Polling and AnalysisAugust 1, 2012

Catholics Share Bishops’ Concerns about Religious Liberty

A new survey report finds that Catholics who are aware of U.S. bishops’ concerns about restrictions on religious liberty generally agree with the bishops’ concerns. Yet there are no significant differences in the presidential vote preferences between Catholic voters who have heard about the bishops’ protests and those who have not.

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InfographicMarch 1, 2012

Catholics in Mexico and Cuba

Pope Benedict XVI will travel to Latin America March 23-28 for a much-anticipated visit to Mexico and Cuba. An infographic based on data from a 2011 demographic study by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life explores information on Catholics in Latin America, with a particular focus on the Catholic population in Mexico and Cuba.

Polling and AnalysisOctober 7, 2010

Hispanic Protestants Closely Divided Heading Into 2010 Elections; Hispanic Catholics Favor Democrats

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Polling and AnalysisJune 11, 2010

The Pope Meets the Press: Media Coverage of the Clergy Abuse Scandal

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Polling and AnalysisApril 7, 2010

Broad Criticism of Pope Benedict’s Handling of Sex Abuse Scandal

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Polling and AnalysisApril 30, 2009

Obama, Catholics and the Notre Dame Commencement

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Multi-section reportsApril 27, 2009

Faith in Flux

PublicationsMarch 17, 2009

The Political Obligations of Catholics: A Conversation With the Most Rev. Charles Chaput, Archbishop of Denver

PublicationsOctober 30, 2008

Will Obama Win the White Catholic Vote?