Majority of U.S. Food Insecure Struggled to Obtain Help

Majority of U.S. Food Insecure Struggled to Obtain Help

Millions of people in the U.S. who are eligible for food assistance programs did not receive assistance in the last 12 months, according to a new report from The Associated Press-NORC Center published Sept. 24. Nearly one-quarter (23%) of respondents to AP-NORC’s poll...
Government Restrictions on Religion at All-Time High

Government Restrictions on Religion at All-Time High

Government restrictions on religion in 2019 matched an all-time high from 2012, with 29% of the countries analyzed having “high” or “very high” levels of restrictions, according to a Pew Research Center report published Sept. 30. In its 12th annual report, Pew found...
People of Good Faith: Alyssa Aldape

People of Good Faith: Alyssa Aldape

Alyssa Aldape is a contributing correspondent for Good Faith Media. 1. What story, verse or passage from your faith tradition’s sacred texts has significantly influenced / shaped your life? “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and...
Nearly 14m U.S. Households Were Food Insecure in 2020

Nearly 14m U.S. Households Were Food Insecure in 2020

There were 13.8 million U.S. households that experienced food insecurity in 2020, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA) report published Sept. 8. This total represents 10.5% of all U.S. households, a percentage that remains unchanged from 2019. Of...
Christian Affiliation in U.S. Continues to Decline

Christian Affiliation in U.S. Continues to Decline

The number of adults in the U.S. who self-identify as Christian continued to decline in 2021, according to Pew Research Center data released Sept. 24. Data from the latest National Public Opinion Reference Survey (NPORS) revealed that 61% of all respondents said they...