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Confidence in Pope Francis Down Sharply in U.S.

By a two-to-one margin, American Catholics now give Francis negative marks for his handling of the sex abuse scandal (Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images) As allegations and investigations of sex abuse in the Catholic Church become more widespread, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that confidence in the way Pope …

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Methodology

The analysis in this report is based on telephone interviews conducted Sept. 18 to 24, 2018, among a national sample of 1,754 adults (including 336 Catholics), 18 years of age or older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia (439 respondents were interviewed on a landline …

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Acknowledgements

October 2, 2018 Acknowledgements This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org/religion. Research Team Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research AssociateGregory A. Smith, Associate Director of ResearchAlan Cooperman, Director of Religion ResearchBesheer Mohamed, Senior ResearcherBecka A. Alper, Research …

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Appendix B: Methodology

The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults recruited from landline and cellphone random-digit-dial surveys. Panelists participate via monthly self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. …

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Appendix B: Methodology

August 29, 2018 The Religious Typology Appendix B: Methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults recruited from landline and cellphone random-digit-dial surveys. Panelists participate via monthly self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access …

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Religious typology quiz

Are you a Sunday Stalwart? Solidly Secular? Or somewhere in between? Take our quiz to find out which one of the religious typology groups is your best match and see how you compare with our nationally representative survey of more than 4,000 U.S. adults. You may find some of these …

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Why Americans Go (and Don’t Go) to Religious Services

August 1, 2018 Why Americans Go (and Don’t Go) to Religious Services Many cite practical or personal reasons, rather than lack of belief, for staying home (Photo by Exkalibur/Getty Images) In recent years, the percentage of U.S. adults who say they regularly attend religious services has been declining, while the …

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Acknowledgments

August 1, 2018 Why Americans Go (and Don’t Go) to Religious Services Acknowledgments This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org/religion. Research Team Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Alan Cooperman, …

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