Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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Do you agree, or disagree, with these statements about the priesthood and the Church today? The Catholic Church in the US should continue to welcome Episcopalian priests who want to become active Roman Catholic priests, whether they are married or single.
  1) Agree strongly
  2) Agree somewhat
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree somewhat
  5) Disagree strongly

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 503 39.8% 39.8% -.92
Agree somewhat 404 32% 71.8% -.07
Uncertain 183 14.5% 86.2% .77
Disagree somewhat 94 7.4% 93.7% 1.62
Disagree strongly 80 6.3% 100% 2.46

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 31.4%
32
28.6%
53
37.2%
112
41.6%
126
48.2%
179
39.8%
502
Agree somewhat 33.3%
34
35.7%
66
30.9%
93
31.7%
96
30.7%
114
31.9%
403
Uncertain 20.6%
21
11.9%
22
14.6%
44
13.9%
42
14.6%
54
14.5%
183
Disagree somewhat 7.8%
8
14.1%
26
11.6%
35
4.3%
13
3.2%
12
7.4%
94
Disagree strongly 6.9%
7
9.7%
18
5.6%
17
8.6%
26
3.2%
12
6.3%
80
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
185
100.0%
301
100.0%
303
100.0%
371

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