Latino/Hispanic

Five Facts on Catholics and Climate Change

[06.10.2015]

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

In Religion News Service | Faith and Values in 2014

[12.31.2014]

Religion News Service reports 10 telling numbers about religion and society this year, using several PRRI surveys.

Morning Buzz | Ferguson Grand Jury Clears Officer Involved in Shooting

[11.25.2014]

In today’s buzz, a St. Louis County grand jury will bring no criminal charges against the officer involved in Ferguson shooting.

Are Transnational Ties Leading Latinos to Express Greater Concern about Climate Change?

[11.24.2014]

Nearly 6-in-10 (58 percent) Latinos believe that climate change is happening and humans are at fault, a view shared by less than half (42 percent) of non-Hispanic whites.

Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Begins Hearing Arguments in Hobby Lobby Case Today

[03.25.2014]

Today’s Buzz looks at how men can get more dates, Connecticut’s success with enrolling residents in Obamacare, why Latino ACA enrollment numbers are so low, segregation of the poor in major U.S. cities, and the Hobby Lobby case before the Supreme Court.

Republican Hispanic Outreach: Running Out of Time?

[03.11.2014]

Hispanic Americans are a becoming a crucial demographic for both political parties; however, for many conservatives, minority outreach is not a high priority.

Reasons for Increasing Support for Same-sex Marriage in the South

[03.11.2014]

On its home page, The Atlantic features a piece by PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones, “The South’s Stunning Embrace of Gay Marriage,” which explores the growth in support for same-sex marriage in Dixieland. In the South overall, support for same-sex marriage has risen dramatically during the past decade, from 22 percent in 2003 to 48 percent in 2013.

Was Coca-Cola Right? America’s Growing Religious Diversity

[02.06.2014]

“It’s Beautiful,” a Coca-Cola ad shown during the Super Bowl, captures America’s diversity—and PRRI illustrates the country’s evolving religious landscape.

Charismatic Catholic Movement is Growing Among Latino Americans

[01.24.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers the anniversary of the 24th Amendment, the growing Charismatic Catholic movement among Latino Americans, and the most “Bible-minded” cities in the country!

In Figuring Faith | 13 Top Religion and Politics Findings from 2013

[12.16.2013]

It’s been an exciting year for research on politics and religion, with key new data emerging on hot-button issues like same-sex marriage, immigration reform and raising the minimum wage, and on important groups such as the Tea Party, Hispanics, and Catholics. As originally posted on “Figuring Faith,” my blog at The Washington Post, here are the Public Religion Research Institute’s top 13 findings from 2013!