(RNS) Pope Francis’ enormous popularity may not have translated into more parishioners in the pews, but it may be convincing Catholics to dig deeper and give more to the poor, according to a new survey.
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(RNS) The survey shows that two in three adult Catholics said they agreed with Pope Francis’ observation that the church has become too focused on issues such as homosexuality, abortion and contraception.
(RNS) The survey shows the U.K.’s estimated 280,000 Muslims report giving more money annually to charity than Christians, Hindus, Sikhs and Jews.
(RNS) North America, Europe and Latin America accept homosexuality, a Pew survey finds. African nations and predominantly Muslim nations do not.
(RNS) Nothing can upset the folks in the pews as much as changing the liturgy that they’re used to, and that seemed likely to be the case when the Vatican ordered revisions to the familiar prayers of the Catholic Mass. But now, more than a year after the changes took effect, a survey of American priests shows that they are more disturbed by the innovations than their flock.
(RNS) A new survey shows that nearly a year after the Catholic Church introduced a new Mass translation, worshippers have by and large accepted – and even welcomed – the changes. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Americans are almost evenly divided in how they view Muslims, but their views are sharply split by age and political party, according to the Arab American Institute survey. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) A new survey finds that Americans, while mostly religious, do not use social media to supplement worship and mostly keep their faith private online. By Chris Lisee.
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) As part of a survey to understand why they have stopped attending Mass, a few hundred lapsed Catholics were asked what issues they would raise with the bishop. He would have gotten an earful. By Peggy McGlone.