A full 87 percent of Catholics polled report Pope Francis is doing an excellent or a good job as pontiff. However, respondents disagree with Catholic doctrine on some social issues. For instance, a majority (65 percent) say abortion should be allowed in some or all cases, and more than three-quarters (78 percent) support the use of contraception.
New Survey Examines Catholic Attitudes toward Church Doctrine
February 12, 2014 by MacKenzie Babb
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