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Study examines relationship between mental health and religion, spirituality

A study published this month in the British Journal of Psychiatry concluded that “people who have a spiritual understanding of life in the absence of a religious... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2013


On religion, Capitol freshmen are more diverse than their incumbent colleagues

The freshmen class of the 113th Congress is more religiously diverse than past incoming representatives and senators. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2013

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Study shows large majority of world's population is religious

More than eight in 10 of the world's 7 billion people identify with some form of religion, according to a new comprehensive report on the global religous landscape... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012


U.S. understanding of Mormons changed little in 2012, Pew poll shows

The intense media scrutiny of the 2012 U.S presidential campaign appears to have made little difference in American understanding and awareness of Mormonism, according... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2012


New U.S. Congress will be more religiously diverse, but still won't completely reflect religious landscape

A new analysis of the 113th Congress shows the 2012 election will seat a legislative branch that is gradually moving toward reflecting the religious landscape of the... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2012


Religion may help aging Americans stay mentally fit

In this Huffington Post article, David Briggs highlights the positive influence of religion on aging Americans. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2012


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