domenica 17 ottobre 2021

Stati Uniti
Memo to reporters: Policy matters less to Catholics than you may think

(John L. Allen Jr., Crux)
In its most recent survey of American Catholics, the Pew Research Center found virtually no change in the broad support Pope Francis enjoys among American Catholics. For those say they attend Mass at least once a week, 83 percent also said they have a favorable view of the pope in late September, virtually unchanged from the last such poll in March. The lowest such mark Francis ever got, in 2018 at the peak of the McCarrick and Pennsylvania Grand Jury revelations, was about 70 percent, which, among other things, makes one wonder how the narrative of “Americans v. The Pope” has managed to prove so enduring. (...)