What Animates Trump Supporters


To better understand what animates Donald Trump supporters, we examined the ways in which Trump supporters differ from the supporters of other Republican candidates.

Morning Buzz | Social Desirability to Blame for Same-sex Marriage Support?


In today’s Buzz, how each GOP candidate could win the Republican nomination, plus why you should study religion.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis: Climate Change is a Problem for This Generation, Not Next


In today’s buzz, specialty-crafted pope pizzas, plus the religions of our U.S. representatives.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Comes to Washington


In today’s buzz, the pope meets with President Obama, plus former Catholics are more likely to hold positive views of the pope than of the Catholic Church.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Will Spend Most of His Time Visiting Places with Few Hispanic Catholics


In today’s buzz, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks at Liberty University, plus Americans still question President Obama’s religion.

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.

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 | Less Pie, More Pilates for 2016 Candidates


In today’s buzz, Trump outlines his immigration plan, plus why you should take fewer pictures on vacation.

Morning Buzz | Religious, Spiritual Beliefs Improve Cancer Patients’ Health, Studies Show


In today’s buzz, trust in science can resemble religious faith, plus California’s welcoming policies toward immigrants living in the US illegally.

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.