Clergy & Churches
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.
Analysis of the new PRRI/RNS survey looks at the 15 percent of Americans who were raised Catholic but no longer identify as such.
Catholics Twice as Likely to Agree with Pope Francis on Climate Change Than Disagree, But Many Still Unfamiliar with Views[08.31.2015]
Pope Francis had made his stance on climate change clear, but American Catholics are largely divided on his position on the issue.
The pope’s U.S. visit comes at a pivotal time for the LGBT community. According to the American Values Atlas, 60 percent of Catholics favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally.
Ahead of the pope’s encyclical on the environment, PRRI looks at how Catholics compare with other religious Americans on the topics of dominion and stewardship.
PRRI finds an ideological divide among white and Hispanic Catholics on issues related to the existence, cause, and severity of climate change.
The battle of “Merry Christmas” vs. “Happy Holidays” is feistier than ever this year. Our latest public opinion numbers on holiday greetings and festivities.
The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Religion News Service, International Business Times, Huffington Post HuffPollster, The National Journal, Politico, and more covered our new climate change report.
PRRI in the New York Times | Social Worker Spreads a Message of Acceptance to Mormons with Gay Children[09.15.2014]
A recent New York Times article on growing acceptance of the gay community within Mormonism features PRRI data from our 2014 LGBT survey.
VIDEO: CBS Features PRRI Survey in Interview with Baptist Leader Russell Moore about the Future of Evangelicals in America[04.23.2014]
In a recent interview with Russell Moore, CBS Sunday Morning featured a PRRI survey that showed young people are more likely to leave church over teachings about and treatment of LGBT people. Moore, the new leader on ethics and policy for the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses how the churches must adapt to declining membership and increasing secularization in the country.