Recent Published Research

Fact Sheet | American Catholics

[03.21.2014]

American Catholics’ perspectives on a range of issues, as well as their opinions about church priorities and tradition.

Survey | A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Issues

[02.26.2014]

A major new national survey of more than 4,500 Americans finds that support for allowing gay and lesbian people to legally wed has jumped 21 percentage points over the last decade, from 32 percent in 2003 to 53 percent in 2013, transforming the American religious landscape in the process.

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet | American Catholics

[03.21.2014]

American Catholics’ perspectives on a range of issues, as well as their opinions about church priorities and tradition.

Academic Research

Book Chapter | A World of Atheism: Global Demographics

[01.31.2014]

The essay describes the demography of the nonbelieving population around the world, estimated to be roughly seven percent of the world’s population, or between 450 and 500 million people. The authors find the typical global nonbeliever is young, male, and educated, and most likely lives in northern Europe, Japan, or communist or formerly communist nations.



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