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.

Majority of Catholics for Religious Stewardship, One-Third Say God Gave Humans Dominion Over Earth


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.

Five Facts on Catholics and Climate Change


With Pope Francis’ encyclical due later this month, PRRI takes a look at what American Catholics think about climate change.

Americans Think Climate Change is a Serious Threat—For Other People


Americans think climate change is a problem—just not for them. Our climate change survey reveals Americans’ perceptions of who will be harmed by climate change.

Republicans Three Times as Likely to Repudiate Climate Change as Democrats


PRRI’s Religion, Values, and Climate Change Survey finds stark political and religious divides on views about climate change.

White, Hispanic Catholics Disagree on Issue of Climate Change


PRRI finds an ideological divide among white and Hispanic Catholics on issues related to the existence, cause, and severity of climate change.

On Earth Day, Americans Support Principle of Environmental Protection, but Divided over Policy


Although PRRI’s surveys find that Americans agree on the idea of protecting the earth, they are less supportive of and more divided on laws that would do so.

Event Wrap-up | Climate Change Survey Release at AAR National Meeting


We debut our latest survey at a presidential plenary session at the American Academy of Religion’s national meeting.

In the New York Times | “Riveting Session” on Climate Change at AAR


In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report.