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6. Religion and society

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Overall, fewer than half of respondents across Western Europe regularly take part in civic activities, such as participating in a performing arts group, charitable organization, church or religious group, sports club or any other community group or association. Across many of these activities, there is a clear link between religious observance and civic participation: Highly …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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1. Nationalism, immigration and minorities

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Europe’s religious landscape is changing: The Christian share of the population is declining while the religiously unaffiliated population is increasing. In addition, Muslim populations in Western European countries continue to grow in both absolute and percentage terms due to immigration, relatively high fertility rates, and a relatively young population. Jewish populations, meanwhile, appear to be …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Appendix B: Methodology

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Pew Research Center conducted surveys among 24,599 adults (ages 18 and older) across 15 countries in Western Europe. Interviewing was carried out under the direction of GfK Belgium by telephone (both cellphones and landlines) from April to August 2017. The questionnaire administered by survey interviewers was designed by Pew Research Center staff in consultation with …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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2. Religious identity

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Most people in Western Europe identify as Christians. But across the region, fewer people say they are currently Christian than say they were baptized or raised as Christians. In every country, net losses for Christians are accompanied by net gains for the share of adults who say they have no religion. College-educated people, younger adults …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgements

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org/religion. Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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1. Beliefs about the nature of God

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Virtually all U.S. Christians say they believe in God or a higher power of some kind. Among evangelical Protestants, 91% put their faith in God “as described in the Bible,” as do 92% of those in the historically black Protestant tradition. Most Catholics and mainline Protestants also believe in the God of the Bible, though …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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2. Beliefs about God’s involvement in the world

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project About three-quarters of Americans say they try to talk to God or another higher power. And 28% indicate that their attempts at communication are answered, saying God or the spiritual force in the universe talks directly with them. Communicating with God is most common among evangelical Protestants and those in the historically black Protestant tradition, …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Methodology

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults recruited from landline and cellphone random-digit-dial surveys. Panelists participate via monthly self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Data in this report are …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Video: Being Muslim in the U.S.

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This video offers a look inside the beliefs and attitudes of Muslims in America; it features data from Pew Research Center’s 2017 survey, as well as the personal stories of Muslims from across the United States. For more information, read the survey report: “U.S. Muslims Concerned About Their Place in Society, but Continue to Believe …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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El papa Francisco aún es muy apreciado en EE. UU., pero están apareciendo signos de desencanto

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Después de cinco años de pontificado del papa Francisco, la amplia mayoría de católicos estadounidenses siguen teniendo una opinión favorable del pontífice argentino, y la mayoría dice que representa un cambio importante y positivo para la Iglesia Católica Romana. Sin embargo, una nueva encuesta de Pew Research Center ha detectado signos de un creciente descontento …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Pope Francis Still Highly Regarded in U.S., but Signs of Disenchantment Emerge

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project American Catholics continue to have a favorable opinion of Francis. Yet there are signs of growing disenchantment with the Argentine pontiff, particularly among Catholic Republicans. …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgements

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org/religion. Primary Researchers Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Methodology

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project The analysis in this report is based on telephone interviews conducted Jan. 10 to 15, 2018, among a national sample of 1,503 adults (including 316 Catholics), 18 years of age or older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia (376 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1,127 were interviewed …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Methodology

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project The analysis in this report is based on telephone interviews conducted Nov. 29 to Dec. 4, 2017, among a national sample of 1,503 adults, 18 years of age or older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia (377 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1,126 were interviewed on a …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgments

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Primary Researchers Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst Editorial and Graphic Design Michael Lipka, Senior Editor Aleksandra Sandstrom, Copy Editor Bill Webster, Information Graphics Designer Communications and Web …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Public Life

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past – even as relatively few are bothered by this trend. …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgments

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for the Global Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation. This report is a collaborative effort based on …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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The Growth of Germany’s Muslim Population

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Immigration has been a major factor in the growth of Germany’s Muslim population. But, even if there is no more immigration, Muslims will continue to increase as a share of Germany’s population in future decades. …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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