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See America’s religious diversity in nine charts

If you’re looking for the most religiously diverse counties in America, head to New York. If you’re looking for the least religiously diverse counties in America, head to Mississippi and Alabama. That...

America’s two largest Christian bodies continue to become more conservative

The continual shift of the Southern Baptist Convention to the right was echoed by the latest meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Last Friday, the USCCB voted to create a teach...

Melissa Rogers: America’s faith traditions can unify and heal wounds

While religious ideologies are increasingly cited as toxic and divisive forces in American culture and politics, faith also can heal those wounds when Americans unite around common causes such as hung...

With a Catholic president in office, America’s bishops threaten to sanction him over abortion

U.S. Protestants are not alone in believing modern-day politics are rending their fellowships in two. American Catholics are fighting about the same things, only this time with one of their own sittin...

America’s divide between left and right more severe than in Western Europe

The growing cultural and political gulf between Americans is not unique in the world today but appears to be more extreme than what is happening in several Western European nations, according to Pew R...

Can America’s ‘Civil Religion’ Still Unite The Country?

America, unlike some countries, is not defined by a common ancestry, nor is it tied to an official faith tradition. But it does have a distinct identity and a quasi-religious foundation. The post Can ...