Religion in the News: 2009|
An analysis of religion news coverage in 2009 by the Pew Forum and the Project for Excellence in Journalism finds that Pope Benedict XVI and the Obama administration generated the most religion-related coverage in the U.S. press last year. However, online media outlets focused on a different set of faith-related topics and featured religion more prominently than their traditional media counterparts.
|Resources on Catholicism and the Pope |
April 19 marks the five-year anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's election to the papacy after Pope John Paul II's passing earlier that month. The Pew Forum has a variety of resources on Catholicism and Pope Benedict XVI, including public opinion polls, research studies, event transcripts and interviews.
|March 25, 2010 - ABC News|
'Nightline' Face-Off: Does God Have a Future?
Earlier this week, a segment of the ABC News program Nightline
featured a debate about whether modern science makes the idea of God obsolete in today's society. The program cited the Pew Forum's 2007 U.S. Religious Landscape Survey
that found that 92% of Americans believe in God or a universal spirit.