The 'Evidence for Belief': An Interview with Francis Collins
For some, there is an inherent conflict between science and religious belief. But for Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project and an evangelical Christian, scientific knowledge complements rather than contradicts belief in God. Read the Q&A »
The Pope's U.S. Visit
The Pew Forum puts Pope Benedict XVI's first visit to the U.S. into historical, political and religious context.
News: RNS Stories on the Pope
Stay up-to-date on the pope's visit with the latest news from Religion News Service.
Survey: Pope Still Unknown to Many Americans
On the eve of his visit to the U.S., the pope remained unfamiliar to a relatively large number of Americans.
Analysis: A Portrait of U.S. Catholics
The Catholic Church is undergoing rapid ethnic and demographic changes.
Resource Page: Catholicism
Links to Pew Forum surveys, Q&As, event transcripts and more.
Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection
On April 16 the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the most common method of lethal injection. A December 2007 Pew Forum special report examined the status of capital punishment in America, analyzed the arguments before the high court and looked at 50 years of public opinion on the death penalty.
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Green Lobby Turns to Prayer
Prayer is a "powerful symbol" that indicates a group's commitment to an issue, says Pew Forum Senior Fellow John Green, referring to an environmental group that opens its meetings with heads bowed and hands folded in prayer.
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