Morning Buzz | A Profile of the American Former Catholic


In today’s buzz, a “no selfie zone” in India, plus why Trump’s initial success should come as no surprise.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis: Priests Can Forgive Women Who Have Had Abortions


In today’s buzz, the UN confirms the Temple of Bel is destroyed, plus the Supreme Court rules against Ky. clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Morning Buzz | Study: Physicians Largely Avoid Religious Discourse


In today’s buzz, PRRI Research Director Dan Cox on why fewer millennials are participating in organized religion, plus the Amish romance novel industry.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis’ Mixed Messages on Sexuality


In today’s buzz, teaching religion in the classroom, plus how workplaces are killing our spirituality.

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.

Morning Buzz | Francis Faces Divided U.S. Catholic Population


In today’s buzz, Buddhism and same-sex marriage, and the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Morning Buzz | The History Behind Pope Francis’ Humility


In today’s buzz, New Yorkers move to Philadelphia more than any other city, plus a closer look at Donald Trump’s polling support.

Morning Buzz | Most (52%) Americans Do Not Know Pope is Visiting U.S.


In today’s buzz, Ted Cruz reaffirms his stance on “religious liberty” laws, plus religion isn’t “trendy” in Hollywood anymore.

Morning Buzz | New PRRI Survey: The Francis Effect? U.S. Catholic Attitudes on Pope Francis, the Catholic Church, and American Politics


In today’s buzz, CEO Robert P. Jones on how PRRI became what it is today, plus Arkansas lawmakers reject a request to put a Hindu statue on Capitol grounds.

Morning Buzz | S&P Creates “Catholic Values Index”


In today’s buzz, same-sex married couples may now apply for Social Security benefits, plus why Trump is “defying political gravity.”