Resources on Pope Benedict XVI and Catholicism
On July 7, Pope Benedict XVI will hand down an encyclical addressing the worldwide economic crisis. The pope will also host President Barack Obama next week, in a private meeting at the Vatican on July 10. The Pew Forum has a variety of resources on Pope Benedict and Catholicism, including public opinion surveys, research reports and more. Go to the resource page »
Differences in Religious Commitment by Age
A new report
by the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project
finds that religious commitment generally increases with age, with
older Americans more likely to say that religion is very important in
their lives. Read the report »
|June 25 - Reuters
Southern Baptists (and Republicans): Old, White and in Decline?
An article on the changing membership of the Southern Baptist Convention cites data from the Pew Forum's U.S. Religious Landscape Survey showing that about a quarter of U.S. adults belong to evangelical Protestant churches.
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