Thursday, October 17, 2013

Poll: American Catholics agree with Pope Francis

From USA Today
Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world last month when he gave a wide-ranging interview in which he declared that the church had become "obsessed" with a few moral issues and needed to find a "new balance."
Now a new poll indicates that American Catholics think he's right, and by a wide margin.
The survey, released Friday, by Quinnipiac University, shows that two in three (68%) adult Catholics questioned said they agreed with the pontiff's observation that the church has become too focused on issues such as homosexuality, abortion and contraception.
Just 23% disagreed, and the breakdown was virtually the same across age groups and among both weekly Mass-goers and those who attend church less frequently.
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