Thursday, May 6, 2010

I am one of them

by Steve Ray on May 6, 2010

Practicing Catholics unfazed by abuse scandals; Pope’s popularity increasing
A new poll conducted by CBS News and The New York Times has found that 77% of Catholics who attend Mass weekly say that “the Vatican’s handling of recent child sex abuse reports” has had no effect on how they “feel about the Catholic Church.” An additional 12% of practicing Catholics say that they have a more positive feeling about the Church as a result of the Vatican’s handling of the scandals.

New poll finds US Catholics back Pope
A majority of American Catholics approve of the leadership of Pope Benedict XVI, despite misgivings about the Vatican’s handling of the sex-abuse crisis, according to a new Zogby poll.

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