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U.S. adults with a favorable view of Pope Francis dropped sharply from August to September, a new Gallup report says. Non-Catholic responses were the primary cause of this decline. […] Read More

How President Trump’s ethical standards compared to his seven predecessors depended upon a respondent’s party affiliation, a Gallup report found. […] Read More

When voters assessed U.S. presidents, moral values once again lagged behind management skills and issue positions, a Gallup poll says. […] Read More

While the church and organized religion ranked fourth in Gallup’s Confidence in Institutions report, they dropped another 3 points to an all-time low of 38 percent. […] Read More

Nearly half of U.S. adults (49 percent) rate the moral values of the U.S. as “poor,” according to a Gallup survey released on June 1. Only 14 percent rated the state of the nation’s moral values as “excellent / good,” the lowest total since 2006, while 37 percent responded “fair,” a one-point increase from last […] Read More

Adults in the U.S. and Canada who say religion is important in their lives tend to be less accepting of migrants, according to a Gallup report released on April 26. “Gallup created the Migrant Acceptance Index (MAI) to gauge people’s acceptance of migrants based on increasing degrees of personal proximity. The index is based on […] Read More

Southern states remain the most religious in the U.S., according to a Gallup report released on April 6. The southwest (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas) was the most religious U.S. region in 2017, with 45 percent of survey respondents saying they are “very religious,” 31 percent saying they are “moderately religious” and 23 percent are […] Read More

“Fragile communities” in the U.S. lack opportunities for economic and social mobility, according to a new report published by Gallup, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the Center for Advancing Opportunity, the Charles Koch Foundation and Koch Industries. Fragile communities are defined as “areas with high proportions of residents who struggle financially in their daily lives […] Read More

Nursing is seen as the most honest and ethical profession in the U.S., according to a recent Gallup survey, while highly positive views of clergy reached an all-time low. The survey asked U.S. adults to answer the following question about 22 professions: “Please tell me how you would rate the honesty and ethical standards of […] Read More

Giving to religious organizations declined to 52 percent of U.S. adults in 2017, according to a Gallup report published on Dec. 21. This continues a 12-year trend. In 2005, a high of 64 percent of adults gave to religious charities, which declined to 59 percent by 2008, 55 percent by 2013 and 52 percent by […] Read More