Skip to comments.Poll: California Catholics strongly support homosexual unions
Posted on 07/27/2010 2:43:55 PM PDT by NoLibZone
A survey of over 3,000 Californians conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute in June has found that Catholics strongly support the legal recognition of homosexual unions.
Only 22% of white Catholics and 23% of Latino Catholics oppose the legal recognition of homosexual unions. 37% of white Catholics and 44% of Latino Catholics support same-sex marriage, while an additional 41% of white Catholics and 28% of Latino Catholics support homosexual civil unions. In contrast, 53% of Latino Protestants oppose the legal recognition of homosexual unions.
The survey did not distinguish Catholics by frequency of Church attendance.
Protestants are much more likely to hear about homosexuality from their clergy than Catholics, the survey report added. Only 29% of white Catholics and 42% of Latino Catholics report hearing about homosexuality from their clergy.
All Catholics are obliged to oppose the legal recognition of homosexual unions, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith taught in 2003. The Church teaches that respect for homosexual persons cannot lead in any way to approval of homosexual behavior or to legal recognition of homosexual unions. The common good requires that laws recognize, promote and protect marriage as the basis of the family, the primary unit of society. Legal recognition of homosexual unions or placing them on the same level as marriage would mean not only the approval of deviant behavior, with the consequence of making it a model in present-day society, but would also obscure basic values which belong to the common inheritance of humanity.
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Right.... they didn’t ask me!
The founders warned us about foreign nation based religions.
The survey did not distinguish real Catholics from CINOs.
Does anyone expect anything different from our friends in California?
Do the Missionaries take a position?
So, I wonder how those polled feel about perpetually re-electing officials who are “catholic” baby-killers?
And I expect they’re for abortion on demand and Social Justice too.
I don’t believe this poll....not one bit....
It would be scary, if true. I’m guessing it is not even close.
Believe me, who call themselves Catholic and who are adherents to the true Catholic Faith are vastly different groups of people. As an example someone I knew lonnnng ago told me she was Catholic but argued that the Holy Eucharist was a symbol of Christ and nothing more. I recently connected with her on Facebook after many years and she is still listing herself as Catholic (and probably telling survey-takers she's Catholic as well).
Yes. I live here. It is my home. And I'm sick and tired of these lazy assumptions.
Wish CINOS such as Pelosi and Ahnold had less influence.
Maybe there is a way to tie attendance to the eligibility to vote.
Wait. Homosexuals have their own Union now?
What are the dues? Do they have Card Check? How’s the pension situation? Inquiring minds want to know.
37% of white Catholics and 44% of Latino Catholics support same-sex marriage, while an additional 41% of white Catholics and 28% of Latino Catholics support homosexual civil unions.
They must be refering to pseudo-catholics.
Maybe she’s Catholic spiritually but not religiously.
they aren’t Catholic, they are Catheter’s
With bishops like Mahoney, they never hear the truth from the pulpit. All they get is “Let’s all be nice.” The American bishops are a disgrace.
They keep leaving the Almighty out of the survey! I guess His words dont count anyway in liberal world!