TITLE

Divided we stand

AUTHOR(S)
McCormick, Patrick
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Catholic;Sep2007, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the generation and gender gap among Catholics in the U.S. based a the study by sociologists William D'Antonio, Dean Hoge and Mary Gautier. Younger Catholics go to mass and receive sacraments less frequently. Older Catholics believe in going to mass weekly and agree with the church's teachings, while younger Catholics believe in the basic teachings such as the Eucharist and the Resurrection. Catholic women are less supportive of the church's teachings on divorce, abortion and homosexuality.
ACCESSION #
26352476

 

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