New Pew Forum Report Projects Global Muslim Population to 2030
In a conference call for journalists, Pew Forum staff members discussed the findings in a new report, The Future of the Global Muslim Population. Read the transcript or listen to the audio »
See also: The Future of the Global Muslim Population report and interactive map.
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0 - No Religion, No Representation
While 16% of Americans are unaffiliated with any particular religion, not a single member of Congress lists his or her religion as atheist, agnostic or "nothing in particular." One member of Congress, Pete Stark (D-Calif.), says he does not believe in a Supreme Being, however he identifies his religion as Unitarian. Read more »
Feb. 8, 2011 - CNN
Churches destroyed after blasphemy sentence handed down
A CNN article about recent outbreaks of violence against several minority religious groups in Indonesia cites the Pew Forum's 2009 Global Restrictions on Religion study. The study found that Indonesia is among the countries with the highest restrictions on religion because of both government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion.
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