BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) The number of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation has hit an all-time high — about one in five American adults – according to a new study, with the number of self-described atheists and agnostics hitting a peak of 6 percent of the U.S. population. By Kimberly Winston.
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(RNS) The world’s best-selling book has made it to the small screen in what is thought to be the first religiously themed game show on a secular network. “The American Bible Challenge” represents a bid to tap the religious market – particularly evangelicals. By Chris Lisee.
(RNS) A new report draws on 38,000 face-to-face interviews in 39 countries to find that Muslims differ sharply over questions of faith like who counts as a Muslim and what spiritual practices are acceptable. By Christopher Lisee.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new poll finds that Catholics who are aware of their bishops' concerns about religious liberty generally agree with them, but the all-important Catholic vote is still up for grabs on Election Day. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) A new report examines the religious beliefs of Asian-Americans, and unlike past reports on this group and religion, focuses on their religious affiliations rather than their country of origin. By Lauren Markoe.