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(RNS) Opinions on clergy differed markedly by party, with Republicans viewing them far more favorably than Democrats.


  1. I find it interesting also in countries that promote collectivism , the socialist countries in Europe , even England also all have declining interest in religion . Government now has more people receiving from it then giving into it . Really think this has led many to put their trust in other places then church . The declining membership in the mainstream churches reflects their culture of pointing to government for the answers not to God .People figure skip the middle man “church” and go direct to the top , government .