Posts Tagged ‘US Catholic’

US prelate urges Americans to be Catholics first during election Comments 0

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia urged Americans to put their faith ahead of politics. The prelate’s call was made two weeks before the US presidential election. “We’re Catholics before we’re Democrats. We’re Catholics before we’re Republicans. We’re even Catholics before we’re Americans because we know that God has a demand on us prior to Read more

Interesting new reports link religion, leadership and gender Comments 0

Friday, August 24th, 2012

On Tuesday, the New York Times put together a remarkable chart showing that, with the naming of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential running mate, there are now no white protestants among this country’s top leaders in Washington. Both Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are Catholics (as are six of the nine Supreme Court justices and House Speaker John Boehner), Read more

Catholics in America survey — commitment Comments 0

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

American Catholics continue to maintain a moderate to high degree of commitment to the church. As in past surveys, we assessed our respondents’ commitment by combining their responses to three separate questions: “How important is the Catholic church to you personally?”; “Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you go to Mass?”; and “On Read more