- May 30, 2020
Pope Francis enjoys more support from Catholic Democrats than he does Republicans according to new polling.
A new survey from the PEW Research Center has found that not only do most Americans believe religion and politics shouldn’t mingle, but Catholics in particular emerged as less likely than other U.S. Christian churches to trust their clergy on hot-button issues such as abortion.
Results from the latest Pew Research survey on how much trust Americans have in those holding positions of power and responsibility offer both good and bad news for religious leaders, particularly those of the Christian faith.
World War I had an enormous and lasting effect on Catholics in the U.S.
A new study from the U.S. bishops found that three-quarters of those U.S. Catholics born before Vatican II are non-Hispanic white Catholics. And more than half, 54 percent, of what it calls the millennial-generation Catholics (born 1982 or later) are Hispanic or Latino.
Chicago’s Archbishop Blase Cupich has said that a recent Georgetown University study, showing that 3 in 10 American Catholics have a negative view of Islam and Catholics are less likely than other Americans to know a Muslim personally, highlights the “urgent need” for dialogue with other faiths.