Months in jail that the Irish Council for Civil Liberties says clergy could face for distributing a Vatican statement on homosexuality, which the group says violates a 1989 hate crime law. Americans who say they wouldn't vote for a well-qualified evangelical presidential candidate. Americans who wouldn't vote for a qualified Muslim.



  White Americans who say President Bush's faith rightly affects his policies. Black Americans who say his religion doesn't affect his policy enough.

Sources: The Irish Times, Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

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Go Figure sources can be found at The Irish Times and Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

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2002's martyrs, cohabiting couples, and defiant Alabamans. (September 9, 2003)
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Two astronomers determine the time when Jesus died and rose. (July 16, 2003)
How evangelicals view Islam and their own happiness. (June 12, 2003)
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Statistics on the Protestant clergy shortage and The Prayer of Jabez (May 23, 2002)
The number of Americans who say they have no religion is growing (May 8, 2002)

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