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Study: Most Americans are spiritual but a growing number say they are not religious


United StatesRNS Americans have been abandoning organised religion in droves and while some have walked away from religion altogether, a distinct group of Americans now call themselves ‚Äúspiritual but not religious”. A new Pew Research study puts their numbers at 22 per cent of Americans and attempts to describe them in greater detail. PICTURE: Marek Piwnicki/Unsplash The […]

Did faith fall off a cliff during COVID? New US study says no

Hands clasped in prayer

United StatesRNS When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many Americans lost the habit of churchgoing after almost every church in the country closed down their in-person services and shifted online. But did some of them give up on God? Sociologists like Michael Hout want to know.  PICTURE: Himsan/Pixabay/Creative Commons Hout, a professor of sociology at New York University, […]