The public's trust in "organized religion" is on the decline. While wearying, Martin Marty says that these polls offer insights and lessons on how religious institutions must serve the public better.
54% of Egyptians see Turkey as an aspirational model for the role Islam should play in the Egyptian political system. A great piece detailing three things Turkey does right that a new Egyptian government could emulate.
What does it say about us Americans when the only institution with "a notable gain in public confidence" is the U.S. military — not churches, not labor unions, not even the U.S. Supreme Court?