Worldwide, Many See Belief in God as Essential to Morality
Widespread Support For Banning Full Islamic Veil in Western Europe
The French public overwhelmingly endorses a ban on full Islamic veils in public places, and majorities in other Western European nations surveyed would also welcome such a ban in their countries. In contrast, most Americans would oppose prohibiting Muslim women from wearing full veils in public.
America’s Catholics Occupy a Unique Place in the World of Religion
U.S. Catholics Occupy Something of a Middle Ground in the Catholic Faith
Europeans Debate the Scarf and the Veil
Except in France, most Muslim women choose to cover their heads — but many among the general public disapprove