Posted by AzBlueMeanie:
Remember this from back in November: Pope Francis Orders Survey Of Catholics On Hot-Button Social Issues:
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The decision is dividing some parishioners, some of whom fear the poll could be the first step in the church changing its stance on hot-button issues.
The results are trickling in and as they would say on the Family Feud, "survey says": Global Poll Finds Most Catholics Actually Support Birth Control And Abortion Rights:
A new global poll surveying the world’s Catholics finds that most of them don’t agree with the Church’s strict positions on issues of reproductive health. Specifically, most Catholics around the world actually support birth control and abortion rights — two “family values” issues that the Catholic hierarchy opposes.