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The public’s opinion on religion in sports

More adults approve than disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow a high school coach to pray on the field. A similar share approve of a professional athlete praying or expressing their faith publicly on the field.

Religion and the pandemic

While the pandemic persists, life in religious congregations is showing signs of slowly returning to normal. Twenty-one percent of adults attend weekly religious services in-person, up from 5% in the spring of 2020.

How important is religion to Americans?

Among those Americans without a connection to organized religion, 59% say religion was at least somewhat important in their family when they were children and 44% feel at least somewhat connected with their spirituality.

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