(RNS) Journalists covering the pope’s U.S. trip relied more on face-to-face encounters with sources than they have in the past.
Articles tagged “Pew Research Center”
(RNS) A new survey shows the popular pontiff’s tour didn’t give his own favorability ratings more than a “modest bounce,” but he did improve many Americans’ view of the Catholic Church.
LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) After learning of her Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis last spring, the renowned spirituality author said: “Am I grateful for this? Not exactly. But I’m not unhappy about it. And that’s very difficult for people to understand.”
(RNS) The church in the U.S. is more than a third Hispanic — a young and growing community that forms the face of the American Catholic future.
(RNS) Pope Francis, with his faithfulness to official church doctrine and his compassionate, nonjudgmental attitude, embodies the tension of the larger church: the desire to uphold traditional teachings and model Christian love at the same time.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (RNS) A recent Pew Research Center survey showed that historically black denominations are not losing their share of the U.S. population. Why is that?
(RNS) The image of U.S. religion created by pollsters is too often inaccurate, shallow and misleading, writes a leading sociologist of religion.
(RNS) As the proportion of Americans who are Christian declines, the share who are Jewish is holding firm. But some Jewish scholars say the data are nothing to celebrate.
(RNS) “Why reinvent a system or structure that already exists?” For me, it’s a matter of stewardship, a willingness to work within a denominational structure and make it better, not do away with it and start from scratch.