PublicationsDecember 12, 2017

Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Public Life

Most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past – even as relatively few are bothered by this trend.

InteractivesNovember 29, 2017

The Growth of Germany’s Muslim Population

Immigration has been a major factor in the growth of Germany’s Muslim population. But, even if there is no more immigration, Muslims will continue to increase as a share of Germany’s population in future decades.

Summary of FindingsNovember 29, 2017

Europas wachsende muslimische Bevölkerung

Summary of FindingsNovember 29, 2017

Croissance de la population musulmane en Europe

PublicationsNovember 29, 2017

Europe’s Growing Muslim Population

Even with no new migration, Muslims are projected to increase as a share of Europe’s population.

PublicationsNovember 8, 2017

Orthodox Christianity in the 21st Century

Concentrated in Europe, Orthodox Christians have declined as share of the global Christian population, from 20% in 1910 to 12% today. But the Ethiopian community is highly observant and growing.

PublicationsOctober 3, 2017

Many Countries Favor Specific Religions, Officially or Unofficially

Islam is the most common state religion, but many governments give privileges to Christianity.

Summary of FindingsSeptember 18, 2017

500 Jahre nach der Reformation haben konfessionelle Differenzen viel von ihrer Kraft verloren

PublicationsAugust 31, 2017

U.S. Protestants Are Not Defined by Reformation-Era Controversies 500 Years Later

Five hundred years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that U.S. Protestants are not united about – and in some cases, are not even aware of – some of the controversies that were central to the historical schism between Protestantism and Catholicism.

PublicationsAugust 31, 2017

After 500 Years, Reformation-Era Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency

As Protestants prepare to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, two new surveys show the theological differences that split Western Christianity in the 1500s have diminished.