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Most Americans Want Mandatory Minimums Eliminated


President Obama’s recent visit to an Oklahoma prison highlighted the issue of mandatory minimums for non-violent drug offenders—here’s where Americans stand.

Religious Affiliation of New York Residents by Borough


Using the American Values Atlas, we take a closer look at the religious make-up of four of the five New York City boroughs.

Two-thirds of Catholics Oppose Refusing Service to LGBT People on Religious Grounds


As Kim Davis continues to make headlines, and the pope will speak on religious freedom in Philadelphia, we take a look at where US Catholics stand on the issue.

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Morning Buzz | Gender Divide on NRA, Planned Parenthood


In today’s buzz, California’s governor’s efforts to eliminate gender wage gap, plus a Canadian archbishop argues women should be able to serve as deacons.

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Ahead of Pope Visit, Racial and Ethnic Composition of Catholics in Each State


Although Hispanic Catholics are a fast-growing population in the U.S., Pope Francis will spend most of his time during his stateside tour visiting communities dominated by white Catholics.

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Talk About Pope Francis and American Catholics on Interfaith Voices

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PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones speaks to NPR host Maureen Fiedler about American Catholics ahead of the pope’s visit to the U.S.

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Gives Keynote Presentation at the White House’s Fifth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

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PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones spoke at the White House’s Fifth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge—see the full presentation here.

Where Washington, D.C., NYC, and Philadelphia Catholics Differ—and Where They Agree


Ahead of Pope Francis’ trip to the U.S., we take a look at where Catholics in each of the cities he will visit stand on key policy issues.

Racial Differences Among Catholics in Washington, D.C., NYC, and Philadelphia


Later this month, Pope Francis will visit D.C., NYC, and Philadelphia—we take a look at the racial and ethnic make-up of each city’s Catholic populations.

A Profile of Former Catholics in the U.S.


Analysis of the new PRRI/RNS survey looks at the 15 percent of Americans who were raised Catholic but no longer identify as such.

In the New York Times | What Donald Trump Understands About Republicans


The New York Times’ Thomas B. Edsall cites recent PRRI analysis in his latest column on why presidential hopeful Donald Trump is so popular.

American Catholics on the Issues by Religious Attendance


PRRI’s latest survey highlighted important racial and ethnic divides in the U.S. Catholic population — and new analysis shows that Catholics are divided by religious participation as well.

Catholics Twice as Likely to Agree with Pope Francis on Climate Change Than Disagree, But Many Still Unfamiliar with Views


Pope Francis had made his stance on climate change clear, but American Catholics are largely divided on his position on the issue.

Five Things to Know About Republicans Ahead of the First GOP Debate


While only 10 GOP candidates will battle it out Thursday in the first debate, here are five things every Republican presidential hopeful should know about their electorate.

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