What’s the Most Godless Place on Earth?

It’s not an American college town. Apparently, Eastern Germany wins the prize: The statistics are most striking among those under 28 years old: more than 71% of eastern Germans in this age group say they have never believed in the existence of God. That’s nearly as many as in the 38-47 group, of which 72.6% [Read More...]

When it Comes to Same-Sex Marriage, Those Without a Religious Identity Lead the Way

A recent Gallup poll asked this question: “Do you think marriages between same-sex couples should or should not be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages?” The headlines were all about how acceptance for same-sex couples was at 50% — it was only the second time that support for [Read More...]

Recent Study Shows Atheists Are More Compassionate Than the Highly Religious

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25% of Millennials Don’t Subscribe to a Religious Faith

The Religious News Service headline makes it sound like it’s a bad thing…: Young ‘Millennials’ losing faith in record numbers A new study put out by the Public Religion Research Institute and Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs explains what’s happening (PDF) to 18-24-year-olds. When it comes to how their faith is changing, [Read More...]

Amazing Poll Results from Canada: The Non-Religious Are Trusted More Than the Religious

I’ve never seen this before… A survey conducted by the Montreal-based Association for Canadian Studies has revealed two amazing things: 42 per cent of those polled agreed with the statement “religion is an important part of my life”… Fewer than half the people surveyed said religion was important to them! But wait… it gets better: [Read More...]