Clergy & Churches
Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff in Church history, has amassed significant support among one the fastest growing groups in the American Catholic Church — Hispanic Catholics. PRRI’s recent Hispanic Values Survey found more than 8-in-10 (84 percent) Hispanic Catholics in the United States have a favorable view of the pope, while fewer than 1-in-10 (7 percent) hold an unfavorable opinion.
Today’s Buzz covers same-sex marriage in Philadelphia, a possible homage to Satan in Oklahoma, and Democrats in Whole Foods (versus Republicans in Costco)!
Today’s Buzz covers the push by some evangelical leaders for immigration reform, NSA tracking methods, and the passing of South African civil rights leader Nelson Mandela.
In a recent appearance on Meet the Press, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who until recently was head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, shared his views about what he believed was the primary problem confronting the Roman Catholic Church – “we’ve been out-marketed.” Dolan says that while the Catholic Church does not favor same-sex marriage, its leaders are tired of being characterized as “anti-gay” rather than “pro-traditional marriage.”
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