Poll: People prefer their own faith group

Posted: July 26, 2014 at 2:08 a.m.

Pope Francis greets the crowd during a visit to southern Italy in June. A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that members of various faith groups, such as Catholics, tend to have more positive feelings about people who share similar religious views.

Are you sitting down? New research shows that when people are asked to rate their own faith group compared with others, they rate it more positively.

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