PublicationsNovember 20, 2014

Event Transcript: Religion in Latin America

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Multi-section reportsNovember 13, 2014

Religion in Latin America

Nearly 40% of the world’s Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left organized religion altogether.

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Demographic StudyJuly 18, 2013

Brazil’s Changing Religious Landscape

As young Catholics gather in Brazil, awaiting Pope Francis’ visit in celebration of World Youth Day, an analysis of census data finds that the share of Brazil’s population that identifies as Catholic has been dropping steadily in recent decades. Over the same period, the percentage of Brazilians who belong to Protestant churches has been rising.

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Polling and AnalysisNovember 20, 2008

How the News Media Covered Religion in the General Election

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Polling and AnalysisSeptember 22, 2008

How the Media Have Handled Palin’s Faith

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Polling and AnalysisSeptember 12, 2008

Palin V.P. Nomination Puts Pentecostalism in the Spotlight

PublicationsSeptember 9, 2008

Analyzing the Fall Campaign: Religion and the Presidential Election

Polling and AnalysisApril 19, 2007

Pope to Visit ’Pentecostalized’ Brazil

Multi-section reportsOctober 5, 2006

Spirit and Power – A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals