"The share of U.S. adults who describe themselves as Christians has been declining for decades, but the U.S. Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center."
"People from mixed religious backgrounds take a variety of spiritual paths as adults, with many adopting their mother’s religion ... some choosing to identify with their father’s faith...others opting for neither..... many Americans--even among those raised in a single religion--ultimately adopt a religious identity that is completely different than the faith of their parents."
"Overall, religious restrictions were high in 34 percent of the 198 countries and self-governing territories Pew examined in 2014, down from 39 percent in 2013 and 43 percent in 2012. About half of the countries (51%) saw decreases in government restrictions, while about a third (36%) saw increases." CT