Posts Tagged ‘Pew Research Centre’

Faith can prosper in online services Comments 0

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Faith can prosper even when the only services available are online, a new Pew Research survey shows. Even though the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has seen places of worship in the United States – as elsewhere – close for several weeks, many have livestreamed their services online. In April this year the Pew Research Centre (via Read more

US confidence in Pope down by two-to-one Comments 0

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

US Catholics’ confidence in Pope Francis’s ability to handle the sex abuse crisis besetting the Church is down by a two-to-one margin, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The survey results released this week show: 30% of American Catholic adults say Francis is doing an “excellent” or a “good” job addressing the issue Read more

Rising tide of restrictions on religion Comments 0

Friday, September 28th, 2012

A rising tide of restrictions on religion spread across the world between mid-2009 and mid-2010, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Restrictions on religion rose in each of the five major regions of the world – including in the Americas and sub-Saharan Africa, the two regions Read more

US report: Religious intolerance on the rise worldwide Comments 1

Friday, September 21st, 2012

A report released on Thursday by the US thinktank Pew Research Centre’s Forum on Religion and Public Life notes a sharp rise in religious restrictions worldwide. The report titled “The Rising Tide of Restrictions on Religion” shows a six percent increase in restrictions in the four years until 2010. The report cites evidence that paints Read more