Posts Tagged ‘Pew Research Center’

Why they go to church and why they don’t Comments 0

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Why do some people go to church and others stay away? A new Pew Research Center study offers  a survey of 4,729 Americans telling us precisely why they do (or don’t) attend religious services. Read more Related Posts:Slow evaporation of Christianity in Western EuropeChurch attendance influences donations, generosityIt’s good for girls to have clergywomen, study Read more

Slow evaporation of Christianity in Western Europe Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Western Europe, cradle of Protestantism and historical seat of Catholicism, has become one of the most secular regions in the world. This was confirmed by a survey study promoted by the US Pew Research Center on religious faith and practice in Western European countries. The percentage of lapsed Christians is increasing and a look at Read more

Unbelievers number next to Christians and Muslims Comments 0

Friday, December 21st, 2012

More than 80 per cent of the world’s people identify with a religious group — but unbelievers, including atheists and agnostics, are now the third largest grouping. These results come from a new demographic study carried out by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Christians, with 2.2 billion or 32 per Read more

More Americans claim ‘no religious affiliation’ Comments 0

Friday, October 12th, 2012

About 20 percent of the American people say they are unaffiliated with any religion, making them almost as numerous as Catholics, who accounted for 22 percent of participants in a new Pew Research Center study released Oct. 9. The survey of 2,973 adults conducted this summer found people who say they are atheist, agnostic or Read more