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Why Catholic?

April 26th, 2011, Promulgated by Bernie

From the National Catholic Register

by F. Douglas Kniebert 04/25/11

One would think that Catholics, after nearly 2,000 years of practicing their faith, would know a thing or two about it. Unfortunately, a thing or two may be about it.

Last year, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life surveyed a wide cross section of Americans on their general knowledge of religion. Responses were received from Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Mormons and even atheists and agnostics.

Out of 32 questions, Catholics (white and Hispanic combined) got an average of only …

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One Response to “Why Catholic?”

  1. avatar Scott W. says:

    Yes, and when people crow at the statistic 90-odd percentage of Catholics practicing contraception, we should do a survey of how many of those know and can articulate the Church’s teaching on the subject.

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