Gallup: Majority of Americans Continue to Identify with Religion, But Say It’s Losing Influence
Dec 29, 2016 A new Gallup study found that nearly 80 percent of the US adults who were surveyed identified with a religion, but 70 percent say that religion is losing its importance in the US society.
New Pew Study Shows Differences in Levels of Education Across Religious Groups
Dec 14, 2016 A recent Pew study on the state of education among different religious groups around the world showed that Jews were more educated than other groups, followed by Christians.
More than 60 Percent of Evangelicals Voted in 2016, Says Barna Study
Dec 06, 2016 A recent Barna estimate says that the proportion of different segments who voted this election was not the same, and that the influence of religious groups on election results was significant.
Study: Church Attendance Linked to Physical and Psychological Health, Marriage Stability, Longer Life
Dec 05, 2016 Church attendance is linked to longer life, physical and psychological health, and greater marital stability, according to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH).
Children of Divorced Parents More Likely to Grow Up Having No Faith, Says Study
Oct 21, 2016 A new study found that millennials who had divorced parents were more likely to have moved away from Christian faith than those whose parents were together in their formative years.
Religion Supporting US Economy by Generating More Revenue Than Apple, Google, and Amazon Combined, Says Study
Sep 15, 2016 A new study published in interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion said that religion contributes more to US economy than Facebook, Google and Apple combined.
New Study Explores Why Religious ‘Nones’ Departed from Their Childhood Religion
Aug 26, 2016 Adults identifying with “religious nones” have increased over the last few decades, and a recent Pew explored why they chose to move away from religion.
'The Big Bang Theory' Star Mayim Bialik Says Being Religious is Never a 'Trendy' Thing in Hollywood
Aug 24, 2015 Trends might come and go in Hollywood, but "The Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik knows there is one thing that will never be considered trendy - being religious.
Saeed Abedini Dreams He Will Be Freed from Iranian Prison By Daughter’s 9th Birthday
Jul 17, 2015 Iranian American Pastor Saeed Abedini dreamt that he was freed from prison and in America by his daughter’s 9th birthday. His wife Naghmeh Abedini told CBN news about Saeed’s dream on Thursday, July 16. Saeed is currently serving an eight year prison sentence in a prison in Karaj, Iran.
Boko Haram Offers To Release Chibok Schoolgirls In Exchange For Militant Leaders
Jul 10, 2015 Boko Haram, an Islamic Jihadist terrorist group has offered to release hundreds of kidnapped girls in exchange for militant leaders detained by the Nigerian military. The group kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria in 2014. Femi Adesina, advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari that the government is open to negotiations on Saturday, July 4.
Evangelical Presbyterian Pastors Charged As Federal Criminals In Sudanese Court: Attorney Given Twelve Days To Prepare A Defense
Jul 07, 2015 Two Evangelical Presbyterian pastors from South Sudan were charged with seven accounts of crime against the Sudanese government in a court hearing on Thursday, July 2. The crimes are punishable by death or life imprisonment. Their attorney has until July 14 to prepare a defense to prove the innocence of pastors Peter Yein Reith and Ya Michael Ruot.
Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules To Remove Ten Commandments Monument From State Capitol Grounds
Jul 01, 2015 Oklahoma’s Supreme Court (OSC) made a decision by a 7-2 vote in favor of removing the Ten Commandments Monument from the state’s Capitol grounds in the case of Prescott vs. Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission on Tuesday, June 30. The basis for the Court’s decision is found in Article 2, Section 5 of the State Constitution.