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Dec 30, 2013, 11:32 ET

New Analysis Looks at Americans' Views on Human Evolution

Six-in-ten Americans say "humans and other living things have evolved over time," while a third (33%) reject the idea of evolution, saying "humans...

Aug 06, 2013, 15:11 ET

Living to 120 and Beyond

New Survey Examines Public's Views on Aging, Medical Advances and Radical Life Extension  If new medical treatments could slow the aging...

Jul 18, 2013, 12:05 ET

New Report Details Brazil's Changing Religious Landscape

Roman Catholics in Decline, Protestants on the Rise As young Catholics begin to gather in Brazil, awaiting the arrival of Pope Francis in...

Nov 16, 2012, 14:02 ET

Faith on the Hill: 113th Congress Increases in Religious Diversity

 The newly elected, 113th Congress includes the first Buddhist to serve in the Senate, the first Hindu to serve in either chamber and the first...

Oct 18, 2012, 10:10 ET

Latinos, Religion and Campaign 2012: Latino Catholics Strongly Favor Obama, Latino Evangelicals More Divided

Rapidly Growing Hispanic Support for Same-Sex Marriage  Latinos are divided by religion in their preferences in the upcoming...

Oct 09, 2012, 00:10 ET

"Nones" on the Rise: New Report Finds One in Five Adults Have No Religious Affiliation

A Third of Adults Under 30 Are Unaffiliated; U.S. Protestant Population Dips Below 50% WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/...

Sep 20, 2012, 11:35 ET

New Pew Forum Report Finds Rising Tide of Religious Restrictions Around the World

Each of the Five Major Regions of the World Experiences Increase; U.S. Also Up Even before the recent turmoil in the Middle East and North...

Aug 09, 2012, 00:10 ET

New Pew Forum Report Describes Unity and Diversity of Islam Around the Globe

 The world's 1.6 billion Muslims are united in their belief in God and the Prophet Muhammad and are bound together by such religious practices...

Aug 01, 2012, 16:41 ET

Catholics Share Bishops' Concerns about Religious Liberty

But Catholic Voters Back Obama on Social Issues  Today, the provision of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act that offers free...

Jul 26, 2012, 14:27 ET

New Poll Finds Little Voter Discomfort with Romney's Mormon Religion

Only About Half Identify Obama as Christian Most voters continue to say it is important for a president to have strong religious beliefs....

Jul 19, 2012, 11:13 ET

New Study Finds Asian Americans Contribute to Diversity of U.S. Religious Landscape

As their numbers rise, Asian Americans have been largely responsible for the growth of non-Abrahamic faiths in the U.S., particularly Buddhism and...

Mar 22, 2012, 12:00 ET

Pew Forum Releases New 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains

 From the perspective of the nation's professional prison chaplains, America's state penitentiaries are a bustle of religious activity....

Mar 21, 2012, 17:11 ET

Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life to Release New 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains During Live Webcast

Study Provides Rare Window into Religion Behind Bars On Thursday, March 22, the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life...

Mar 09, 2012, 14:32 ET

Neue Studie des Pew Forums untersucht die religiöse Struktur von Immigranten

In der EU übertrifft die Anzahl christlicher Immigranten jene muslimischer Immigranten, aber die Zahlen liegen erheblich näher...

Mar 09, 2012, 14:07 ET

Une nouvelle étude du Pew Forum explore le paysage religieux dépeint par les immigrés

Les immigrés chrétiens dépassent en nombre les immigrés musulmans dans l'U.E., mais les chiffres sont bien plus serrés...

Mar 09, 2012, 09:49 ET

El nuevo estudio de Pew Forum explora la composición religiosa de los inmigrantes

- Los inmigrantes cristianos superan en número a los inmigrantes musulmanes en la UE, pero las cifras se acercan mucho más cuando se...

Jan 27, 2011, 21:02 ET

Der neue Bericht des Pew Forums schätzt, dass in den nächsten 20 Jahren der Anteil der muslimischen Bevölkerung weltweit um 35% steigen wird

- Aber die erwartete Wachstumsrate ist geringer als in den letzten zwei Jahrzehnten Es wird erwartet, dass die muslimische...

Jan 27, 2011, 20:49 ET

Selon le nouveau rapport du Forum Pew, la population musulmane mondiale devrait augmenter d'environ 35 pour cent au cours des vingt prochaines années

- Mais ce taux de croissance devrait être moins rapide que durant les deux dernières décennies La population musulmane...

Jan 27, 2011, 14:17 ET

El nuevo informe de Pew Forum prevé que la población musulmana global aumentará un 35% en los próximos 20 años

- Sin embargo, se espera que la tasa de crecimiento aumente a un ritmo más lento que en las dos últimas décadas La...

Jan 27, 2011, 00:01 ET

New Pew Forum Report Projects Global Muslim Population to Increase Approximately 35% in Next 20 Years

But Rate of Growth Expected at Slower Pace than Past Two Decades The world's Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35% in the next...