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Pope Francis faces church divided over
doctrine, global poll of Catholics finds

Washington Post, by Michelle Boorstein*

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/9/2014 5:13:25 AM

Most Catholics worldwide disagree with church teachings on divorce, abortion and contraception and are split on whether women and married men should become priests, according to a large new poll released Sunday and commissioned by the U.S. Spanish-language network Univision. On the topic of gay marriage, two-thirds of Catholics polled agree with church leaders. Overall, however, the poll of more than 12,000 Catholics in 12 countries reveals a church dramatically divided: Between the developing world in Africa and Asia, which hews closely to doctrine on these issues, and Western countries in Europe, North America and parts of Latin America, which

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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 2/9/2014 6:14:50 AM     (No. 9725193)

The reason The Roman Catholic Church originally decided to have priests not marry is because of Saint Paul´s letters that if you want to serve the LORD full time, then you should not marry because when a man marries, his life is for his wife and children and his time and money is spent on these facts. But if a man wishes to serve the LORD full time, then he should not marry. And it makes sense to me. But Imho....if a man is not completely passionate and sold out to serving THE LORD, then he should not even considering being a priest. Especially in these end times. But in today´s world, there are degrees of serving the LORD in the RCC. IF the priest is basically a pastor (shepherd) of a church and a people (congregation) then I think they should be allowed to marry......so they have some idea of how to relate to the problems of marriage. But if a man, any man in the priesthood cannot control his sexual appetite.....then he should marry rather than burn in sexual sin or do wrong in God´s sight.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dst4life, 2/9/2014 6:33:04 AM     (No. 9725208)

"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever."

Although this article mentions that the Church is not a democracy, I get a sense that the author thinks it ought to be. I don´t believe "religion writers" are the smartest individuals.

The Church isn´t going to change to suit Modernity not because she won´t, but instead because she can´t. The Catholic Church doesn´t have the authority to change her moral teachings anymore than She has the authority to call a a clear blue sky red. She can´t. The Church´s teachings, particularly those regarding human life and sexuality, cannot be altered. They are what they are, just as a clear sky is blue. The color of a clear sky is what it is.

When is the last time you saw a poll regarding the color of a clear sky--10% say it is turquoise, 25% say it is blue, and 65% say it is green? The fact that it is blue is a scientific truth--an absolute. So why can´t people understand that there are absolutes regarding morality, which is not only divinely revealed, but also often based on Natural Law, especially, again, regarding sexuality and human life?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kahunavol, 2/9/2014 7:40:46 AM     (No. 9725252)

It seems, unsurprisingly, that a fair number of Roman Catholics are more protestant at heart.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 2/9/2014 8:13:56 AM     (No. 9725283)

the push by progressives and infiltrators within the CHurch made the Protestantization of the Church not only in liturgy a sad reality. Fortunately it is NOT a democracy and despite what the whims are from day to day or year to year, the Church has survived 2000 yrs of dictators, decadence, and disasters. this writer doesnt seem to understand that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 2/9/2014 8:58:39 AM     (No. 9725345)

The Church should not change to accommodate the sinners. And yes, there is a place for women in the church, it is called: a nun. Nuns are an important part of the whole equation. They are great at education, taking care of the elderly, nursing, and other things that does not come to mind this early.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: yuban, 2/9/2014 9:02:57 AM     (No. 9725354)

Just more Christian bashing. When a Church becomes more concerned about worldly ways than Godly ways then that church is doomed.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 2/9/2014 9:34:05 AM     (No. 9725402)

I´m confused, hasn´t the Church been faced with its people divided on doctrine for centuries? Do we really think we invented these sins within the last 70 years?
To those who believe priests should marry, I introduce the idea of polygamy. As you say, better a man to marry than to burn. What say you on that? If a man can´t stay true to one wife, presto, two wives! No man is forced into or kept in the priesthood if he does not belong there.
Free will, it´s what sin is all about.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Judith, 2/9/2014 10:01:57 AM     (No. 9725446)

Up here in MA, the church is very careful to not teach/talk about abortion, divorce, adultery, gay marriage. Heck, they rarely talk about the Ten Commandments. Several years ago, the Catholic agency that was in charge of adoptions, decided to move gay parents ahead of people who had been waiting years to adopt. Our cardinal attempted to sell the hospitals to an abortion-providing agency. The higher-ups here in MA don´t actually preach OR practice the teachings of Christ so what else would you expect of the people (so very few)attending Mass?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/9/2014 10:04:09 AM     (No. 9725451)

A poll of 12,000 in 12 countries. That´s 1000 per country.

There were 1.2 BILLION Catholics in more than 200 countries in 2011.

The poll sample is .001% of the total Catholics.

The country sample is 6%.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/9/2014 10:12:06 AM     (No. 9725466)

#8 - I think you may be a bit confused.

The recent decision by Catholic Charities of the Boston Archdiocese to stop offering adoption services to avoid placing children with homosexuals is reverberating through child welfare circles and sparking fears that other Catholic Charities agencies may follow suit.

Washington Times, March 14, 2006

As far as Mass attendance is concerned - I can only speak to my own parish here in NYC, and attendance appears to be quite healthy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: swarfer, 2/9/2014 10:15:16 AM     (No. 9725473)

The Church isn’t divided, its members are divided between those who follow the Church and those who want to create a new religion integrating modern secular beliefs. The Church has been thru this many times over the last two thousand years. Why this is news is beyond me. Perhaps journalists don’t have the courage to write something disparaging about Islam.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: citybug, 2/9/2014 10:18:21 AM     (No. 9725477)

A poll "practicing" Catholics or Catholics in Name only. Also, the Church has always been attacked but the Church will never perish. Christ said: "Behold I am with you always even until the end of time and the Gates of Hell will not prevail against it."

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/9/2014 10:28:33 AM     (No. 9725491)

On the matter of married priests - they do exist within the Catholic Church - but not in the Latin Rite. Eastern Rite Catholic priests may marry. And - there are Anglican Rite Catholic married priests.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: MirJoy, 2/9/2014 10:45:35 AM     (No. 9725518)

Thanks, mitzi, #10, for clearing that up. You are correct that Catholic Charities in Massachusetts hasn´t provided adoption services for years for the reason you stated.

But Massachusetts Citizens for Life is very involved in pro-life activities and lots of young people attending church I go to, which means loads of vitality in the church for years to come, but I agree with Judith, #8, that you don´t always get the message from the pulpit. The state is very political and the clergy are probably hesitant to be accused of crossing church with state. It is what it is. You just live with it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/9/2014 11:54:06 AM     (No. 9725592)

Every couple of years some know nothing at some leftist newspaper writes an article on "The Division in the Catholic Church". It´s BS.

Mass attendance probably varies due to the percentage of the local population that is secular or leftist - hence Massachusetts parishes being on the decline. Here in conservative rural Virginia my parish has 6 masses every weekend and every one of them is SRO. We also have dozens of adults from other denominations being welcomed into the church each year at the Easter Vigil.

As to married priests - there are a few in the Roman rite as well. Pope Benedict welcomed members of the Anglican church who were fed up and disenchanted with the leftism of that denomination to Catholicism and some Anglican priests have converted to Catholicism and brought their wives and children with them.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/10/2014 12:58:37 AM     (No. 9726158)

If you´re in favor of abortion and gay marriage, then you´re not really a Catholic.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LaVallette, 2/10/2014 2:07:06 AM     (No. 9726174)

Funny is it not that as a general rule the majority of those those with a gripe against or disagreement with the Catholic Church, be they in or outside the Church, invariably raise issues that concern the Church´s moral teachings about humanity´s personal responsibility to exercise control over the use of their carnal pelvic drives!

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