Pew Forum Pew Forum en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:11:05 MST Newspapers Muslims worldwide support democracy and religious freedom Most Muslims around the world would prefer living in a democracy that upholds religioius freedom, according to surveys... Thu, 02 May 2013 18:34:04 MDT Heaven on earth: Religion returns to the environment In anticipation of Earth Day, religious and environmental leaders gathered at the University of Utah Law School's 18th... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 13:50:00 MDT Evangelical leaders’ hard push on immigration reform belies divided membership Hundreds of evangelical pastors gathered in Washington to pray and lobby for immigration reform Wednesday. Their actions come... Sat, 20 Apr 2013 17:49:00 MDT #Prayforboston: Twitter users turn to God following Boston Marathon explosions At a time when religion's place in the public square is the topic of legal battles, Americans continue to turn to a higher... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:00:00 MDT My view: Christians are harassed more than any other religion in the world "Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world." So asserted German Chancellor Angela Merkel late last year,... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Polls show overwhelming support for new pope, hope for addressing clergy sex abuse New polls say large majorities of American Catholics are pleased with the election of Pope Francis, and the top issue they... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 07:50:00 MDT White House picks Baptist, religious liberty scholar to head faith-based office The White House has named a church-state legal scholar and consensus builder to head up the administration’s Office of... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:15:00 MDT The growth of interfaith activity since 9/11: Grass-roots groups get personal about faith Those who study and work in interreligious relations say when people are grounded in their own faith and can express that on... Sat, 09 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MST Electing a new pope: Catholic heirarchy follows process, rituals developed over centuries When the Roman Catholic Church's College of Cardinals decided this week to halt the daily press briefings by their American... Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:50:00 MST Actress Roma Downey and husband call for greater Bible literacy Actress Roma Downey of “Touched by an Angel” fame and her husband Mark Burnett, producer of... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:05:00 MST Not so fast: Evangelicals differ with their leaders on immigration reform Evangelicals are not largely behind comprehensive immigration reform, which is commonly taken to mean a path to citizenship... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 23:35:00 MST NPR asks six young people why they are moving away from religion In this two-part interview, NPR's David Greene talks with six young adults in an attempt to understand why they are... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:47:19 MST 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. Sat, 05 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST 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... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:45:00 MST 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... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST 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... Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:25:00 MST Religion may help aging Americans stay mentally fit In this Huffington Post article, David Briggs highlights the positive influence of religion on aging Americans. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:31:26 MDT The politics of race and religion in pie-chart form Take a look at the breakdown of the Republican and Democratic parties in these pie charts from The Washington Post. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:00:00 MDT Survey: Romney's Mormon religion may have little impact in election While a new survey of voters shows Mitt Romney's Mormon faith may have little consequence in November's election, some... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:56:13 MDT Mitt Romney's Mormon religion will have little impact in election The latest Pew Forum survey shows few voters are concerned about Mitt Romney's Mormon faith, and those who are concerned say... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:35:16 MDT Americans tiring of hearing about God on campaign trail New survey from the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life shows many Americans think politicians talk about religion too much. Wed, 02 May 2012 23:18:18 MDT In Utah, religion is truly an all-or-nothing proposition A new survey from Gallup details how Utah's religious observance is the most statistically extreme in the nation. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:51:53 MDT Religion continues to splinter GOP, despite Nevada results Mon, 06 Feb 2012 20:03:10 MST Today in the Bloggernacle: Virtually follow the apostles around the world, and Pew Forum roundup Study the Pew Forum Mormon stats. View a new Mormon Messages video about the priesthood. Follow the apostles and prophets... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:55:27 MST Christianity has become less European over past century, study says LOS ANGELES — With the Christmas season under way, a new study finds that the Christian percentage of the world's... Thu, 22 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST Professor: the religious population will inherit the earth Question: Who will inherit the earth? Answer: Whoever has the most children, says Eric Kaufmann, professor of politics at the... Tue, 24 May 2011 15:35:41 MDT Deseret News hires Allison Pond as editorial writer SALT LAKE CITY — The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, announced Thursday that it has... Thu, 19 May 2011 06:00:00 MDT The intersection of tea party and religion Fri, 18 Mar 2011 15:00:00 MDT Religious news: Coverage doubles in 2010, affects new media Defying some claims saying faith-fueled fervor in the U.S. is in decline, 2010 marked a year rife with religious interest and... Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:00:00 MST Number of U.S. Muslims to double Muslims will be more than one-quarter of the Earth's population by 2030, according to a study released today. Wed, 26 Jan 2011 22:40:02 MST The religious makeup of Congress is unfazed by the 2010 election Fri, 14 Jan 2011 18:14:05 MST Poll shows relationship between voters, religion When it came to the midterm elections for the U.S. House of Representatives, two of the country's largest religious groups... Tue, 09 Nov 2010 15:30:00 MST Poll shows relationship between voters, religion When it came to the midterm elections for the U.S. House of Representatives, two of the country's largest religious groups... Mon, 08 Nov 2010 23:03:06 MST Fading faith? Survey shows generation gap in religious devotion SALT LAKE CITY — Studies suggest today's current crop of young adults — labeled the "Millennial Generation"... Sat, 13 Mar 2010 14:23:42 MST