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SHORT READ | OCT 7, 2021
Two-thirds of U.S. Catholics unaware of pope’s new restrictions on traditional Latin Mass
Weekly Mass-goers and Catholic Republicans express higher levels of disapproval of the pope’s new restrictions.
SHORT READ | AUG 30, 2021
Most White Americans who regularly attend worship services voted for Trump in 2020
Among White Americans, worship service attendance remains highly correlated with presidential vote choice.
SHORT READ | JUN 25, 2021
Americans, including Catholics, continue to have favorable views of Pope Francis
63% of U.S adults have a “very” or “mostly” favorable opinion of Pope Francis, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in March.
REPORT | MAR 30, 2021
Most Democrats and Republicans Know Biden Is Catholic, but They Differ Sharply About How Religious He Is
Joe Biden is just the second Catholic president in U.S. history, after John F. Kennedy. Most U.S. adults know that Biden is Catholic, including majorities within both major political parties, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
SHORT READ | MAR 30, 2021
U.S. Catholics divided by party on whether Biden should be denied Communion over his abortion stance
67% of U.S. Catholics say Joe Biden should be allowed to receive Communion during Mass, while 29% say he should not be allowed to do this.
REPORT | FEB 16, 2021
Faith Among Black Americans
Today, most Black adults say they rely on prayer to help make major decisions, and view opposing racism as essential to their religious faith.
SHORT READ | JAN 20, 2021
Biden is only the second Catholic president, but nearly all have been Christians
Although Catholicism has long been one of the largest U.S. religious groups, John F. Kennedy and Joe Biden are the only Catholic presidents.
REPORT | JAN 4, 2021
Faith on the Hill
When it comes to religious affiliation, the 117th U.S. Congress looks similar to the previous Congress but quite different from Americans overall.
SHORT READ | NOV 23, 2020
Under Pope Francis, the College of Cardinals has become less European
With its newest additions, the College of Cardinals will have 128 voting members, 42% of whom are European, down from 52% in 2013.
SHORT READ | NOV 2, 2020
How Catholics around the world see same-sex marriage, homosexuality
Pope Francis made news recently by voicing his support for same-sex civil unions. The statement struck observers as a shift for the Vatican.

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