Author: Lisa Graas
•10/04/2002 09:45:00 PM
Celibacy of Priests -- same questions as the CNN/USAToday/Gallup poll


Here are the current results of the celibacy poll.

1. Would you favor or oppose allowing Catholic priests to marry and continue to function as priests? Oppose (57%)


2. Do you think that sexual abuse of young people by priests is a widespread problem in the United States, or not that widespread a problem? Not that widespread (57%)


3. Overall, do you think the Catholic Church has done a good job or a bad job in dealing with the problem of sexual abuse committed by its priests? Bad Job (70%)


4. Do you think the Catholic Church has been more concerned with protecting its own image or with solving the problems of sexual abuse by its priests? Protecting Own Image (60%)


5. If a priest was known to have sexually abused young people, but had undergone rehabilitation, would you be willing to accept him as your parish priest, or not? No (60%)


6. Do you think the rate of sexual abuse of young people is higher among priests than it is among the general population, about the same, or lower among priests than it is among the general population? Lower among priests (40%)


This poll is still active. You can vote >>>HERE<<<

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