Ethics

Marriage, End of Life Issues, and Life Before Birth

 

Pope Francis faces church divided over doctrine, global poll of Catholics finds

By Michelle Boorstein and Peyton M. Craighill, Published: February 9, 2014

 

Most Catholics worldwide disagree with church teachings on divorce, abortion and contraception and are split on whether women and married men should become priests, according to a large new poll released Sunday and commissioned by the U.S. Spanish-language network Univision. On the topic of gay marriage, two-thirds of Catholics polled agree with church leaders.

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