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Restrictions on religion rise across the globe, including in the U.S.

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Restrictions on religious liberty around the world increased markedly from 2009-2010 as countries with hist...


Religious minorities overstated in America according to survey

by Huffington Post | Everything Else

The typical American underestimates how many Protestants there are in the U.S., and vastly overestimates th...


The politics of race and religion — in two pie charts

by Washington Post | Everything Else

Republicans are the party of white evangelicals. Democrats are the party of minorities and those without an...


Effective workers founded in gospel principles

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

Employees with unhealthy habits are causing substantially higher levels of lost workplace productivity, acc...


A powerful example: A father's 'wealth' goes beyond the bank

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

Sons of fathers who are financially successful typically do pretty well themselves. But BYU research says b...


Google Data: Interest in Mormon faith hits record high

by U.S. News & World Report | What They're Saying About "Us"

According to Google, interest in Mitt Romney's Mormon faith is higher now than it has ever been before. Sea...


Why 'intense' moms are more depressed

by Motherhood Matters | Opinions & Features

In the June publication of the Journal of Child and Family Studies, a study was published that kicked off a...


Study: LDS women, men 'very close' in religious observance

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The subject of the conference was "Women and the LDS Church." But the big news coming out of the conference...


BYU celebrates 15th year as stone-cold sober campus champion

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Social media didn't exist when BYU first made No. 1 on the stone-cold sober list in the 1990s. Now? #soberi...


Study: Less religious states give less to charity; Utah is most generous state

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A new study on the generosity of Americans suggests that states with the least religious residents are also...