Posts Tagged ‘Pew survey’

Why the Eucharist is confusing for many Catholics (and survey researchers)

Monday, August 12th, 2019

A fundamental difference in the centuries since the Protestant Reformation between the teachings and practice of the Catholic Church and that of most Protestant denominations has centered on what one believes happens at the celebration of the Eucharist. Unlike (most of) their Protestant brethren, Catholics profess that in the Eucharist, the bread and wine on Read more

Catholics and Jews America’s “most liked”

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Catholics and Jews are America’s “most liked” religious groups, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey. Determined on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 (freezing) to 100 (very hot), Jews and Catholics achieved a mean rating of 67 and 66 respectively. Mainline Protestants are just behind at 65. The lowest ratings are for atheists Read more

US Catholic voters split on racial lines over Trump, Clinton

Friday, July 15th, 2016

US Catholic voters appear to be split along racial lines in their support for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as the next president. A national survey in June by the Pew Research Center showed white Catholics are almost evenly divided in their backing for the two candidates. White Catholics gave Trump a narrow edge Read more