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Poll: Majority Of Catholics Back Marriage

Another poll has revealed how out of touch the Catholic leadership is with their congregants.
A majority of Catholics in the United States who attend Mass weekly support same-sex marriage and the ordination of women to the priesthood, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released October 4. The survey found that 56% of Americans, 53% of Catholics who attend Mass weekly, and 65% of Catholics who attend Mass less frequently would support “a law in your state that would allow same-sex couples to get married.” Support was stronger among Catholics of ages 18-49 (64%) than ages 50-64 (62%) or 65+ (46%). According to the survey, 72% of Catholic women back same-sex marriage, while 49% of Catholic men do.
Stand by for the spin by Bill Donohue.

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