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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, 03:11 ET Living to 120 and Beyond

If new medical treatments could slow the aging process and allow people to live decades longer, to at least 120 years old, would you want to have the ...


Jul 18, 2013, 12:05 ET New Report Details Brazil's Changing Religious Landscape

As young Catholics begin to gather in Brazil, awaiting the arrival of Pope Francis in celebration of World Youth Day, a new Pew Research Center...


Nov 16, 2012, 02:02 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 member ...


Oct 09, 2012, 12:10 ET "Nones" on the Rise: New Report Finds One in Five Adults Have No Religious Affiliation

A new report from the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life shows that the number of Americans who do not identify with any religion...


Sep 20, 2012, 11:35 ET New Pew Forum Report Finds Rising Tide of Religious Restrictions Around the World

Even before the recent turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa – including attacks on U.S. embassies and the killing of an American ambassador –...


Aug 09, 2012, 12:10 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 as...


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. According to...


Mar 21, 2012, 05:11 ET Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life to Release New 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains During Live Webcast

On Thursday, March 22, the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life will release the findings from a new 50-state survey on prison...


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 beieinander, wenn man...


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 lorsque l'on exclut les...


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 excluye la...


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 Bevölkerung in den...


Jan 27, 2011, 12:01 ET New Pew Forum Report Projects Global Muslim Population to Increase Approximately 35% in Next 20 Years

The world's Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35% in the next 20 years, rising from 1.6 billion in 2010 to 2.2 billion by 2030,...


Jan 27, 2011, 08:49 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 dans le monde devrait...


Jan 27, 2011, 02:17 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 población musulmana mundial se...


Sep 15, 2010, 01:29 ET New Pew Forum Report Provides In-Depth Profiles of Muslim Networks and Movements in Western Europe

A new report by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, "Muslim Networks and Movements in Western Europe," profiles several of the ...


Aug 19, 2010, 12:01 ET New Pew Research Center Survey Reveals Growing Number of Americans Who Say Barack Obama is a Muslim

A new national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press and the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that a substantial and...


Aug 12, 2010, 10:00 ET Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Debuts New Web Feature Providing Midterm Election Resources

With the midterm elections coming up in the fall, the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life has released a new Web feature, "Religion ...


Apr 15, 2010, 12:01 ET Sub-Saharan Africans Deeply Committed to Christianity and Islam

The vast majority of people in many sub-Saharan African nations are deeply committed to one or the other of the world's two largest religions,...


Feb 17, 2010, 12:15 ET Millennial Generation Less Religiously Active than Older Americans

By some key measures, Americans ages 18 to 29 are considerably less religious than older Americans, according to a new report released by the Pew...