Posts Tagged ‘US priests survey’

US priests distrust bishops and fear false abuse accusations

Thursday, October 27th, 2022
US priests distrust bishops

A new survey of Catholic priests in the United States details a widespread distrust of bishops and a fear that if they were falsely accused of abuse, prelates would not help them clear their name. The study “Well-being, Trust and Policy in a Time of Crisis” by The Catholic Project, was written by Brandon Vaidyanathan, Read more

Young conservative clergy a cause for concern

Monday, November 15th, 2021
priests divided over Pope

A new survey of US priests has found that they are pessimistic on their views of the church. The survey found that younger clergy tend to be more conservative than their elders on many issues. “We find strong empirical confirmation of the nearly ubiquitous perception that younger priests are more orthodox in their beliefs than Read more