Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Do you feel that what your own parish priest tells you has as much authority as what your bishop says, or do you feel the priest's word has less authority? (Q9A)
TOTAL%
1) As much authority36937.5
2) Less authority56757.6
3) More authority (vol.)101.0
4) Not sure394.0
Missing13 
TOTAL985100.0
2) Do you feel that what your own bishop says has as much authority as what the Pope says, or do you feel the bishop's word has less authority? (Q9B)
TOTAL%
1) As much authority24925.5
2) Less authority67869.3
3) More authority (vol.)161.6
4) Not sure353.6
Missing20 
TOTAL978100.0
3) There have been a number of changes to simplify or modernize Church services over the past few years, such as conducting the services in English, dropping rosary devotions, and other changes. All in all, as far as you are personally concerned, do you think these changes have been for the better, for the worse, or don't make much difference one way of the other? (Q10A)
TOTAL%
1) For the better65566.7
2) For the worse13313.5
3) Not much difference13213.4
4) Not sure626.3
Missing16 
TOTAL982100.0
4) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Mass in English is easier to understand/makes it clearer/easier to follow the Mass now/simplifies the service (Q10B1)
TOTAL%
0) No51151.2
1) Yes48748.8
TOTAL998100.0
5) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) People can participate more now/more meaningful/you are more a part of it (Q10B2)
TOTAL%
0) No76276.4
1) Yes23623.6
TOTAL998100.0
6) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is better for the children/most interesting for children/more meaningful for kids/young people (Q10B3)
TOTAL%
0) No91491.6
1) Yes848.4
TOTAL998100.0
7) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Brought people closer to God (Q10B4)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
8) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More unity of congregation/we use to pray by ourselves now we pray together/brings us closer together (Q10B5)
TOTAL%
0) No97397.5
1) Yes252.5
TOTAL998100.0
9) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) English has improved attendance/brings back lax Catholics (Q10B6)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
10) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Singing in English by the people is better/more activity by singing now (Q10B7)
TOTAL%
0) No97297.4
1) Yes262.6
TOTAL998100.0
11) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Easier and better for converts and non-Catholics (Q10B8)
TOTAL%
0) No95595.7
1) Yes434.3
TOTAL998100.0
12) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better feeling between denominations/promotes understanding by other churchmen/better relations with other religions (Q10B9)
TOTAL%
0) No95395.5
1) Yes454.5
TOTAL998100.0
13) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Brings the church closer to the people/to the people's level (Q10B10)
TOTAL%
0) No97097.2
1) Yes282.8
TOTAL998100.0
14) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Service more interesting/keeps the mind from wandering/keeps you awake (Q10B11)
TOTAL%
0) No96596.7
1) Yes333.3
TOTAL998100.0
15) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Everything else is changing/a change is good in everything/trying to keep up with the needs of the modern world (Q10B12)
TOTAL%
0) No91892.0
1) Yes808.0
TOTAL998100.0
16) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More is up to the individual/must do the rosary on one's own (Q10B13)
TOTAL%
0) No95395.5
1) Yes454.5
TOTAL998100.0
17) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like the fasting rules relaxed (Q10B14)
TOTAL%
0) No97097.2
1) Yes282.8
TOTAL998100.0
18) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) A.O. (Positive) (Q10B15)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
19) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We should have rosary devotions/rosary is a large part of the service (Q10B16)
TOTAL%
0) No90891.0
1) Yes909.0
TOTAL998100.0
20) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The Latin mass meant more to me/Latin was more peaceful and tranquil (Q10B17)
TOTAL%
0) No94194.3
1) Yes575.7
TOTAL998100.0
21) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Should have devotions to the Saints and Mary (Q10B18)
TOTAL%
0) No98498.6
1) Yes141.4
TOTAL998100.0
22) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Uniqueness and tradition are gone/lost its originality/now it is ordinary like Protestants (Q10B19)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
23) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Confuses everybody, you learned one thing now it's all different/don't know what to believe anymore/hard to change (Q10B20)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
24) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Much of the worship has been taken out/you can't pray alone anymore/there is no time for meditation (Q10B21)
TOTAL%
0) No97898.0
1) Yes202.0
TOTAL998100.0
25) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) People don't follow relaxed rules/rules should be stiffer (Q10B22)
TOTAL%
0) No98298.4
1) Yes161.6
TOTAL998100.0
26) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I don't like the changes (Q10B23)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
27) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I'll do as I was taught before/I still follow my early religious training (Q10B24)
TOTAL%
0) No99299.4
1) Yes60.6
TOTAL998100.0
28) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Services should be the same everywhere (Q10B25)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
29) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They have done too much too fast (Q10B26)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
30) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) No difference (Q10B27)
TOTAL%
0) No94394.5
1) Yes555.5
TOTAL998100.0
31) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Just so the teaching stays the same (Q10B28)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
32) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q10B29)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
33) (See q10a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q10B30)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
34) About how often do you go to church? (Q11A)
TOTAL%
1) Occasionally on Sundays and/or holidays21021.6
2) Regularly on Sundays and holidays53855.3
3) Besides Sundays and holidays, 1 to 3 times a month when not obliged to12412.7
4) Besides Sundays and holidays, 2 to 3 times a week when not obliged to424.3
5) Besides Sundays and holidays, 4 or more times a week when not obliged333.4
6) Not sure262.7
Missing25 
TOTAL973100.0
35) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I feel closer to God/restores my faith in him/feeling of confidence in God (Q11B1)
TOTAL%
0) No73273.3
1) Yes26626.7
TOTAL998100.0
36) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Uplifted/renewed/it lifts my spirits/inspired/recharged/picks me up/fulfilled/cleansed (Q11B2)
TOTAL%
0) No81681.8
1) Yes18218.2
TOTAL998100.0
37) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It makes me feel good/I feel great/wonderful (Q11B3)
TOTAL%
0) No73173.2
1) Yes26726.8
TOTAL998100.0
38) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I feel better/spiritually better/a lot better/it gives me a certain satisfaction (Q11B4)
TOTAL%
0) No85285.4
1) Yes14614.6
TOTAL998100.0
39) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Gives me peace of mind/relaxed/at peace/calm (Q11B5)
TOTAL%
0) No87787.9
1) Yes12112.1
TOTAL998100.0
40) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Have done my duty/fulfilled an obligation (Q11B6)
TOTAL%
0) No85986.1
1) Yes13913.9
TOTAL998100.0
41) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Thankful to God/I thank him for my life/count my blessings/a chance to pray (Q11B7)
TOTAL%
0) No95195.3
1) Yes474.7
TOTAL998100.0
42) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like I started the day off right/gives me a start/helps me through the day/the week (Q11B8)
TOTAL%
0) No91992.1
1) Yes797.9
TOTAL998100.0
43) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It makes life worth living/gives it meaning/I'm better able to cope with life (Q11B9)
TOTAL%
0) No96196.3
1) Yes373.7
TOTAL998100.0
44) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Relieves my worries/eases my troubles/my tensions (Q11B10)
TOTAL%
0) No94394.5
1) Yes555.5
TOTAL998100.0
45) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Feel stronger as a person/feel an inner strength (Q11B11)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
46) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't feel so alone/I feel empty without it (Q11B12)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
47) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Feel I offered a little of myself/giving an hour to God is the least I can do (Q11B13)
TOTAL%
0) No97297.4
1) Yes262.6
TOTAL998100.0
48) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Doesn't feel like Sunday without it/something missing (Q11B14)
TOTAL%
0) No94394.5
1) Yes555.5
TOTAL998100.0
49) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Feel as if I belong to something/togetherness (Q11B15)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
50) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Keeps you from going wrong/keeps you safe/helps a lot (Q11B16)
TOTAL%
0) No98598.7
1) Yes131.3
TOTAL998100.0
51) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Feel I have accomplished something worthwhile (Q11B17)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
52) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Nothing (Q11B18)
TOTAL%
0) No95996.1
1) Yes393.9
TOTAL998100.0
53) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) With all the changes I just don't know (Q11B19)
TOTAL%
0) No99299.4
1) Yes60.6
TOTAL998100.0
54) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q11B20)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
55) What does going to Mass do for you? How does it make you feel? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q11B21)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
56) In your family, do you often pray with the whole family at home? (Q11C1)
TOTAL%
1) Often do35236.1
2) Do not often61062.6
3) Not sure131.3
Missing23 
TOTAL975100.0
57) In your family, do you often celebrate religious feasts? (Q11C2)
TOTAL%
1) Often do64966.6
2) Do not often30431.2
3) Not sure222.3
Missing23 
TOTAL975100.0
58) In your family, do you often discuss religion? (Q11C3)
TOTAL%
1) Often do66367.9
2) Do not often30331.0
3) Not sure101.0
Missing22 
TOTAL976100.0
59) How often have you gone to confession this past month? (Q12A)
TOTAL%
1) Haven't gone56757.9
2) 1 time31432.0
3) 2 times747.6
4) 3 times70.7
5) 4 times or more90.9
6) Not sure90.9
Missing18 
TOTAL980100.0
60) When your priest gives you advice at confession, do you always follow that advice, follow it most of the time, or only when you agree with it? (Q12B)
TOTAL%
1) Always follow44045.1
2) Most of the time39040.0
3) Only when agree with it9810.1
4) Not sure474.8
Missing23 
TOTAL975100.0
61) Suppose the Pope gave priests permission to marry. Do you think you would feel less inclined to follow what they say, more inclined, or wouldn't it make that much difference to you? (Q12C)
TOTAL%
1) More inclined17117.3
2) Less inclined15215.4
3) No difference60761.6
4) Not sure565.7
Missing12 
TOTAL986100.0
62) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They would still be priests/wouldn't make any difference/wouldn't change his education/schooling/training (Q12D1)
TOTAL%
0) No57257.3
1) Yes42642.7
TOTAL998100.0
63) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would hope it wouldn't interfere with his priestly duties (Q12D2)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
64) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would make them better people/not so crabby (Q12D3)
TOTAL%
0) No95896.0
1) Yes404.0
TOTAL998100.0
65) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They would do a better job understanding our problems/would understand our family life better (Q12D4)
TOTAL%
0) No80780.9
1) Yes19119.1
TOTAL998100.0
66) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would understand marriage and sex better/could understand a woman's point of view better (Q12D5)
TOTAL%
0) No90190.3
1) Yes979.7
TOTAL998100.0
67) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If the Pope says it, it's OK/the Pope is infallible (Q12D6)
TOTAL%
0) No93593.7
1) Yes636.3
TOTAL998100.0
68) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They are human, nothing wrong with it/they have the same desires we do (Q12D7)
TOTAL%
0) No86686.8
1) Yes13213.2
TOTAL998100.0
69) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Should be a matter of choice (Q12D8)
TOTAL%
0) No97898.0
1) Yes202.0
TOTAL998100.0
70) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Wouldn't have as much time for parishioners/wouldn't do as good a job (Q12D9)
TOTAL%
0) No89890.0
1) Yes10010.0
TOTAL998100.0
71) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would lose their Holy Estate/would seem like an ordinary man (Q12D10)
TOTAL%
0) No93693.8
1) Yes626.2
TOTAL998100.0
72) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I'd respect him less/wouldn't have the same confidence in him (Q12D11)
TOTAL%
0) No96296.4
1) Yes363.6
TOTAL998100.0
73) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Wife might influence his thoughts/he might discuss things I told him with her (Q12D12)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
74) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I admire him for his vow of chastity/people who accept religious vocations without sacrifice are as nothing (Q12D13)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
75) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Leave well enough alone (Q12D14)
TOTAL%
0) No99299.4
1) Yes60.6
TOTAL998100.0
76) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q12D15)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
77) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q12D16)
TOTAL%
0) No96096.2
1) Yes383.8
TOTAL998100.0
78) (See q12c) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Christ didn't get married, why should they/it's not Christ-like (Q12D17)
TOTAL%
0) No97297.4
1) Yes262.6
TOTAL998100.0
79) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about abortion laws? (Q12E1)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding66167.4
2) Not morally binding21421.8
3) Not sure10610.8
Missing17 
TOTAL981100.0
80) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about divorce laws? (Q12E2)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding70872.1
2) Not morally binding21321.7
3) Not sure616.2
Missing16 
TOTAL982100.0
81) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about birth control laws? (Q12E3)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding62363.5
2) Not morally binding26627.1
3) Not sure929.4
Missing17 
TOTAL981100.0
82) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about whom to vote for? (Q12E4)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding495.0
2) Not morally binding85087.4
3) Not sure737.5
Missing26 
TOTAL972100.0
83) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about Negroes moving into the neighborhood? (Q12E5)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding20721.2
2) Not morally binding66368.0
3) Not sure10510.8
Missing23 
TOTAL975100.0
84) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about movies that should not be seen? (Q12E6)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding55156.1
2) Not morally binding38238.9
3) Not sure495.0
Missing16 
TOTAL982100.0
85) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about books that should not be read? (Q12E7)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding55156.1
2) Not morally binding38339.0
3) Not sure484.9
Missing16 
TOTAL982100.0
86) Do you feel that a priest's word is morally binding; that it is a moral obligation to do what he says or isn't it, when he talks about intermarriage with other faiths? (Q12E8)
TOTAL%
1) Morally binding36036.7
2) Not morally binding51452.3
3) Not sure10811.0
Missing16 
TOTAL982100.0
87) Do you favor or oppose the Church allowing Catholics to have divorces? (Q14A)
TOTAL%
1) Favor39139.6
2) Oppose49149.7
3) Not sure10610.7
Missing10 
TOTAL988100.0
88) Would you favor or oppose divorce if it were a case of a Catholic man who had married a non-Catholic and the wife never became a Catholic, though they were married by a priest? (Q14B)
TOTAL%
1) Favor26927.3
2) Oppose60961.8
3) Not sure10710.9
Missing13 
TOTAL985100.0
89) Would you favor or oppose divorce if it were a case of a young Catholic girl who married an older man who turned out to have a bad character, such as drinking and gambling all the time? (Q14C)
TOTAL%
1) Favor47748.4
2) Oppose39540.1
3) Not sure11311.5
Missing13 
TOTAL985100.0
90) Would you favor or oppose divorce if it were a case of a Catholic man who married a Catholic woman who went to a mental institution with a hopeless case of mental illness which all doctors thought was incurable? (Q14D)
TOTAL%
1) Favor45946.6
2) Oppose41442.0
3) Not sure11311.5
Missing12 
TOTAL986100.0
91) What if the Pope decided that certain marriages where there was one "innocent" party would be annulled. Would you like to see that happen or not? (Q14E)
TOTAL%
1) Like to see happen64065.3
2) Not like to see happen15615.9
3) Not sure18418.8
Missing18 
TOTAL980100.0
92) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Give innocent party chance to remarry, lead normal life -- too many Catholics lives ruined, unable to annul first marriage and remarry (Q14F1)
TOTAL%
0) No90991.1
1) Yes898.9
TOTAL998100.0
93) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Human frailty, anyone can make a mistake/there are people who change after they are married/mistake should be rectified (Q14F2)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
94) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Why should one suffer because of another/no sense in ruining two lives/shouldn't suffer all their lives if they can't live together/innocent party should not be tied down to that marriage (Q14F3)
TOTAL%
0) No79079.2
1) Yes20820.8
TOTAL998100.0
95) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I've seen it done and it turned out well the second time/I've seen it happen (Q14F4)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
96) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) My father left us and there should have been a divorce/I've been through that/seen situations where family is better off (Q14F5)
TOTAL%
0) No97397.5
1) Yes252.5
TOTAL998100.0
97) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) For a very good reason: adultery, girl under age, mental illness, one party not wanting children, forced (arranged) marriage, etc. (Q14F6)
TOTAL%
0) No93193.3
1) Yes676.7
TOTAL998100.0
98) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If Pope allowed it he would have good reason/the Pope would know about this/Pope has power right now/it would be up to the Curia (Q14F7)
TOTAL%
0) No90490.6
1) Yes949.4
TOTAL998100.0
99) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Annulment presupposes an invalid marriage in first place/no marriage in the first place/Church only recognizes annulment when there is no consummation (Q14F8)
TOTAL%
0) No97497.6
1) Yes242.4
TOTAL998100.0
100) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Contract should be voided because it was not made in good faith/all should be brought to light before marriage, no hidden facts/misrepresentation before marriage (Q14F9)
TOTAL%
0) No95996.1
1) Yes393.9
TOTAL998100.0
101) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Providing there are no children/if there are no children involved (Q14F10)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
102) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Favor divorce if they don't remarry/Church isn't against divorce, just remarriage (Q14F11)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
103) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I'm thinking of this annulment as a divorce/I'm all for divorce/favor divorce and annulment/no objection to divorce if well considered/don't agree with hard and fast rules of divorce (Q14F12)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
104) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Should make the best of their marriage/creates hardship for both partners when there is breakup (Q14F13)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
105) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Sacrament of marriage is binding/marriage sacrament, only death can dissolve/what God has put together let no man put asunder/marriage for better or worse (Q14F14)
TOTAL%
0) No93093.2
1) Yes686.8
TOTAL998100.0
106) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would make it too easy/would be a breakdown of marital laws/start with one and there would be others (Q14F15)
TOTAL%
0) No98198.3
1) Yes171.7
TOTAL998100.0
107) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I was taught not to believe in divorce at any time/taught to oppose divorce, that's how it should be/sin before and still a sin (Q14F16)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
108) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All should be looked into in advance/if they get married they must know what they are doing (Q14F17)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
109) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Give innocent party chance to remarry, lead normal life -- too many Catholics lives ruined, unable to annul first marriage and remarry (Q14F18)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
110) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would depend on the case/circumstances alter cases/every case is different/have to know more about the situation/consider overall effect on everyone/if party was genuinely innocent (Q14F19)
TOTAL%
0) No87787.9
1) Yes12112.1
TOTAL998100.0
111) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Because sometimes these marriages have been mended (Q14F20)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
112) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Opposed to divorce, not sure about annulment/annulment isn't as bad as divorce/it would prevent divorces (Q14F21)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
113) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) After people have been living together, how can we annul that?/don't understand too much about annulment/would both have to be innocent, annul half a marriage (Q14F22)
TOTAL%
0) No98298.4
1) Yes161.6
TOTAL998100.0
114) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q14F23)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
115) (See q14e) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q14F24)
TOTAL%
0) No88788.9
1) Yes11111.1
TOTAL998100.0
116) If the Pope decided certain marriages could be annulled, would you be upset a lot, only a little, or not at all? (Q14G)
TOTAL%
1) Upset a lot666.7
2) Only a little10010.1
3) Not at all74675.4
4) Not sure777.8
Missing9 
TOTAL989100.0
117) Would you personally accept such a decree by the Pope on annulments of marriages or not? (Q14H)
TOTAL%
1) Accept82384.2
2) Not accept697.1
3) Not sure868.8
Missing20 
TOTAL978100.0
118) Recently the Church decided that Catholics could eat meat on Friday. Were you pleased or not pleased that this permission to eat meat was given? (Q15A)
TOTAL%
1) Pleased40240.7
2) Not pleased24825.1
3) Made no difference (vol.)32833.2
4) Not sure101.0
Missing10 
TOTAL988100.0
119) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't like fish anyway/ no one in my family liked fish/like meat/meat provides more proteins (Q15B1)
TOTAL%
0) No90790.9
1) Yes919.1
TOTAL998100.0
120) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Manmade law, wasn't that good/never felt like it was God's rule/only church law, not God's, can be changed (Q15B2)
TOTAL%
0) No97998.1
1) Yes191.9
TOTAL998100.0
121) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Easier when out in public/can eat meat when they serve it now/easier when traveling/when with non-Catholic friends/when out socially (Q15B3)
TOTAL%
0) No95495.6
1) Yes444.4
TOTAL998100.0
122) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Couldn't see any great sacrifice in giving up meat/had lost its meaning in today's world/couldn't feel it was a sin/doesn't make people more religious to not eat meat on Friday (Q15B4)
TOTAL%
0) No93093.2
1) Yes686.8
TOTAL998100.0
123) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Sacrifice could be made voluntarily/more of a self-sacrifice/can make other sacrifices now, other day/don't mind eating fish when not forced to (Q15B5)
TOTAL%
0) No93593.7
1) Yes636.3
TOTAL998100.0
124) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Sometimes a hardship/convenience/makes things easier/nicer for people/hard rule to live by (Q15B6)
TOTAL%
0) No97197.3
1) Yes272.7
TOTAL998100.0
125) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) So much trouble in the kitchen/hard to plan meals around fish/easier to prepare quick meals/don't have to make two meals for family now/can use meat leftovers now/sometimes no substitutes (Q15B7)
TOTAL%
0) No95495.6
1) Yes444.4
TOTAL998100.0
126) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Everyone should suit themselves/should be a matter of personal choice/nice to have a choice/tired of meat every Friday (Q15B8)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
127) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Certain people need meat for health reason/energy/working people, people with allergies, etc. (Q15B9)
TOTAL%
0) No98298.4
1) Yes161.6
TOTAL998100.0
128) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) No fish in the house I wouldn't have to buy it/at least you don't have to worry when there is no fish/places some people couldn't get meat (Q15B10)
TOTAL%
0) No98198.3
1) Yes171.7
TOTAL998100.0
129) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They were eating meat anyway, so why not let them/always ate meat anyway/ate it in the service and it was okay, so what's the difference (Q15B11)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
130) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) For uniformity in religions (Q15B12)
TOTAL%
0) No98598.7
1) Yes131.3
TOTAL998100.0
131) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Sometimes I feel guilty, now I don't have to feel guilty (Q15B13)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
132) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Still feel it is a sin (Q15B14)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
133) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Guess I can't get away from the habit/old people don't change easily/I got used to eating fish on Fridays (Q15B15)
TOTAL%
0) No98598.7
1) Yes131.3
TOTAL998100.0
134) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Love fish/like seafood (Q15B16)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
135) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It was a good penance/they could have kept it as penance/a penance I was willing to do (Q15B17)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
136) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I was brought up that way/taught that way from the beginning/kept it all these years and will continue to do so/tradition/custom/old rule (Q15B18)
TOTAL%
0) No95595.7
1) Yes434.3
TOTAL998100.0
137) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Self-denial is a good thing/not a big sacrifice/we have become soft/sacrifice we could give up for God (Q15B19)
TOTAL%
0) No93393.5
1) Yes656.5
TOTAL998100.0
138) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would like it to remain the way it was/don't see the necessity for change/I don't think it is right/like the old way better/why should we change now (Q15B20)
TOTAL%
0) No93593.7
1) Yes636.3
TOTAL998100.0
139) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Taken away all the sacrifice from religion/doing less for us spiritually/need something, some rules to go by/made me feel my religion was something special/made us more aware of God before (Q15B21)
TOTAL%
0) No94594.7
1) Yes535.3
TOTAL998100.0
140) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Should fast one day a week/could at least sacrifice one day a week (Q15B22)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
141) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Church stresses we have to do penance, then they change their minds, I don't know/all these years it was a sin, suddenly it isn't, it's confusing (Q15B23)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
142) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) As long as the Pope made the decision, I'm not the one to question it/Pope says so, I go along with him (Q15B24)
TOTAL%
0) No97998.1
1) Yes191.9
TOTAL998100.0
143) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Still eat fish on Fridays/eaten fish on Fridays for so long, not going to change/still follow old church rule/you grow up that way, you don't think about it/we were used to it (Q15B25)
TOTAL%
0) No90390.5
1) Yes959.5
TOTAL998100.0
144) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like fish/enjoy fish more than meat/usually eat fish or substitute (Q15B26)
TOTAL%
0) No96696.8
1) Yes323.2
TOTAL998100.0
145) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Always ate meat on Friday/ate it when I wanted/eat it when we want now, we're old (Q15B27)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
146) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) During Lent I do not eat meat anyway (Q15B28)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
147) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Doesn't bother our family to fast/doesn't bother us, just a rule we never questioned/never a hardship, it was only a sacrifice/never a penance (Q15B29)
TOTAL%
0) No94094.2
1) Yes585.8
TOTAL998100.0
148) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Never thought it was that important a religious gesture/could get along without it/wasn't a sacrifice anymore/fasting was no hardship today anyway (Q15B30)
TOTAL%
0) No97898.0
1) Yes202.0
TOTAL998100.0
149) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If I want to eat fish, fine, others can eat what they please/really up to the individual (Q15B31)
TOTAL%
0) No97297.4
1) Yes262.6
TOTAL998100.0
150) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) A help when traveling/when out socially (Q15B32)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
151) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Still have a sacrifice day in the week/still fast one day a week/felt eating fish one day a week was fine (Q15B33)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
152) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q15B34)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
153) (See q15a) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q15B35)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
154) Do you now eat meat on Fridays or do you still eat fish? Respondent eats meat (Q15C1)
TOTAL%
0) No58458.5
1) Yes41441.5
TOTAL998100.0
155) Do you now eat meat on Fridays or do you still eat fish? Respondent still eats fish (Q15C2)
TOTAL%
0) No45145.2
1) Yes54754.8
TOTAL998100.0
156) Do you now eat meat on Fridays or do you still eat fish? Respondent not sure (Q15C3)
TOTAL%
0) No96496.6
1) Yes343.4
TOTAL998100.0
157) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like meat better/just eat meat/hate fish/like meat (Q15D1)
TOTAL%
0) No89890.0
1) Yes10010.0
TOTAL998100.0
158) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Easier to plan meals/what I can fix in a hurry/convenient, easier to prepare (Q15D2)
TOTAL%
0) No96496.6
1) Yes343.4
TOTAL998100.0
159) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) My family is much happier/mainly because my husband is not a fish eater (Q15D3)
TOTAL%
0) No96596.7
1) Yes333.3
TOTAL998100.0
160) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Man-made law, not binding anyway/no big breakaway from religious doctrine (Q15D4)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
161) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Not during Lent/eat meat on Fridays except during Lent (Q15D5)
TOTAL%
0) No96997.1
1) Yes292.9
TOTAL998100.0
162) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I'm free to eat what I please/I eat it when I want to/always ate what I wanted (Q15D6)
TOTAL%
0) No96196.3
1) Yes373.7
TOTAL998100.0
163) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I usually ate meat on Friday/I always followed Spanish law/never sympathetic to the idea (Q15D7)
TOTAL%
0) No97097.2
1) Yes282.8
TOTAL998100.0
164) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It does make it easier/because it's convenient (Q15D8)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
165) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Fits modern day living/necessary sometimes when you are out (Q15D9)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
166) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I usually fast on another day/we pick out own days to eat fish (Q15D10)
TOTAL%
0) No98198.3
1) Yes171.7
TOTAL998100.0
167) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Think it's wonderful/great/feel good about it (Q15D11)
TOTAL%
0) No98298.4
1) Yes161.6
TOTAL998100.0
168) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I agree with anything the church says is right for people/I'm no martyr, I'll go along with it/if the Pope says we can eat meat, I'll go along with that (Q15D12)
TOTAL%
0) No94895.0
1) Yes505.0
TOTAL998100.0
169) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like fish/love it and serve it a lot anyhow/we like fish (Q15D13)
TOTAL%
0) No92492.6
1) Yes747.4
TOTAL998100.0
170) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Self-denial is a good thing/I enjoy doing something for my religion/don't feel it is that much of a hardship/one of the few penances we can still do/sort of sacrifice I don't mind (Q15D14)
TOTAL%
0) No89589.7
1) Yes10310.3
TOTAL998100.0
171) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) A habit I will not break/no one in my house will ever eat meat on Friday/just an old family habit (Q15D15)
TOTAL%
0) No81581.7
1) Yes18318.3
TOTAL998100.0
172) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) A sacrifice that you give up for God/he died on Friday and I still want to honor that day/sets it aside from other days, makes me think of God when I prepare it (Q15D16)
TOTAL%
0) No92893.0
1) Yes707.0
TOTAL998100.0
173) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Want to do it on my own/just because we want to (Q15D17)
TOTAL%
0) No91591.7
1) Yes838.3
TOTAL998100.0
174) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More sincere when you're not forced to do it/voluntary fast, probably means more/enjoy it more when you don't have to eat it (Q15D18)
TOTAL%
0) No93193.3
1) Yes676.7
TOTAL998100.0
175) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Only makes a difference when you're out socially (Q15D19)
TOTAL%
0) No98298.4
1) Yes161.6
TOTAL998100.0
176) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) But if we're caught short, we eat meat/if I don't get to store we'll eat meat (Q15D20)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
177) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We have both/whatever I feel like having (Q15D21)
TOTAL%
0) No90490.6
1) Yes949.4
TOTAL998100.0
178) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q15D22)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
179) (See q15c1-3) Why do you do that? How do you feel about it? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q15D23)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
180) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) No longer a sacrifice/didn't have same significance, could eat lobster and love it/could eat all these fancy fish dinners/so many substitute foods now (Q15E1)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
181) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Man-made law that needed changing/man-made law, they could change it (Q15E2)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
182) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Too many people disregarding the law anyway/people were abusing it/majority ate meat on Friday anyway (Q15E3)
TOTAL%
0) No88288.4
1) Yes11611.6
TOTAL998100.0
183) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We're a work-oriented people/perhaps because of working people (Q15E4)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
184) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Voluntary basis would have more effect/individual effort sacrifice/want you to do your own penance (Q15E5)
TOTAL%
0) No87487.6
1) Yes12412.4
TOTAL998100.0
185) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Means of convenience/so it wouldn't be so inconvenient to people/make the religion easier I guess (Q15E6)
TOTAL%
0) No92993.1
1) Yes696.9
TOTAL998100.0
186) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Keeping up with the times/old rule, outmoded/church is becoming modernized (Q15E7)
TOTAL%
0) No88088.2
1) Yes11811.8
TOTAL998100.0
187) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Trying to bring religions closer together/made it easier to conform to people of other religions (Q15E8)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
188) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Most of the countries in the world were not fasting on Friday/had it in Europe for years (Q15E9)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
189) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Think because most people complained about it/think because a lot of people didn't like it (Q15E10)
TOTAL%
0) No95996.1
1) Yes393.9
TOTAL998100.0
190) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) So many people traveling, can't get fish/modern times, there is so much traveling (Q15E11)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
191) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Hardship, lot of people in world whose diet does not include fish/lots of countries people can only get meat on Fridays (Q15E12)
TOTAL%
0) No94995.1
1) Yes494.9
TOTAL998100.0
192) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q15E13)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
193) Why do you think the Church changed the rule about eating meat on Friday? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q15E14)
TOTAL%
0) No71071.1
1) Yes28828.9
TOTAL998100.0
194) All in all, with the changes taking place in the Catholic Church today, do you find yourself feeling good and comfortable about them or do you find they are watering down the distinctiveness of the Catholic Church, that always set it apart from other religions? (Q16A)
TOTAL%
1) Good about them54555.0
2) Watering down the distinctiveness30731.0
3) Not going far enough171.7
4) Not sure12212.3
Missing7 
TOTAL991100.0
195) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Easier to understand (Q16B1)
TOTAL%
0) No97197.3
1) Yes272.7
TOTAL998100.0
196) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like changes/not hurting church any/best thing for church/bringing church up to modern times (Q16B2)
TOTAL%
0) No86786.9
1) Yes13113.1
TOTAL998100.0
197) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More lenient/easier to stick with church (Q16B3)
TOTAL%
0) No94094.2
1) Yes585.8
TOTAL998100.0
198) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Like mass in English/can participate/know what we are saying/makes you feel you belong (Q16B4)
TOTAL%
0) No84284.4
1) Yes15615.6
TOTAL998100.0
199) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Basic doctrines and principles the same/just modernized (Q16B5)
TOTAL%
0) No95195.3
1) Yes474.7
TOTAL998100.0
200) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More togetherness and understanding of other religions/one religion should not be superior to another (Q16B6)
TOTAL%
0) No88989.1
1) Yes10910.9
TOTAL998100.0
201) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Feel you are doing things now because you want to, not because you have to (Q16B7)
TOTAL%
0) No97197.3
1) Yes272.7
TOTAL998100.0
202) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Should go along with the times regardless of tradition (Q16B8)
TOTAL%
0) No95295.4
1) Yes464.6
TOTAL998100.0
203) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Stressing individual more/less importance on mechanistic approach to God (Q16B9)
TOTAL%
0) No98198.3
1) Yes171.7
TOTAL998100.0
204) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Things that made them distinct were hypocritical/not necessary for salvation of soul (Q16B10)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
205) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If they want to make changes they know best/I'll follow (Q16B11)
TOTAL%
0) No96696.8
1) Yes323.2
TOTAL998100.0
206) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Traditional way best/tradition keeps Catholics together (Q16B12)
TOTAL%
0) No91091.2
1) Yes888.8
TOTAL998100.0
207) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Always has been a strict religion/looked up to and respected/now not as strict/loss of respect (Q16B13)
TOTAL%
0) No91091.2
1) Yes888.8
TOTAL998100.0
208) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Becoming too much like other religions/losing distinctiveness (Q16B14)
TOTAL%
0) No93894.0
1) Yes606.0
TOTAL998100.0
209) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Will lower the standards/too lax (Q16B15)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
210) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) In breaking tradition you take some of the meaning away/weaken structure (Q16B16)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
211) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Mass was the same all over the world/now it isn't/English instead of Latin (Q16B17)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
212) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Some churches no longer display statues of Saints (Q16B18)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
213) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Songs in church (Q16B19)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
214) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Changing so fast, hard to keep up and adjust (Q16B20)
TOTAL%
0) No97998.1
1) Yes191.9
TOTAL998100.0
215) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Not as much togetherness as used to be (Q16B21)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
216) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Not as bitter about other religions (Q16B22)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
217) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It's not keeping with the Bible (Q16B23)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
218) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Can change ideas about divorce and birth control (Q16B24)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
219) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Many more changes to come (Q16B25)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
220) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q16B26)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
221) (See q16a) Why do you feel that way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q16B27)
TOTAL%
0) No91992.1
1) Yes797.9
TOTAL998100.0
222) All in all, how do you feel Church (parochial) grade schools compare with the public schools in your neighborhood? Just in terms of the quality of education the children get, which is better: the Catholic schools or the public schools at the grade school level? (Q17A)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic grade schools53755.9
2) Public grade schools13213.7
3) Not sure29230.4
Missing37 
TOTAL961100.0
223) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More individual attention (Q17B1)
TOTAL%
0) No93093.2
1) Yes686.8
TOTAL998100.0
224) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Teachers more dedicated/more time to devote to teaching/Sisters have no other interests (Q17B2)
TOTAL%
0) No84885.0
1) Yes15015.0
TOTAL998100.0
225) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Moral duty to make students learn (Q17B3)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
226) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More advanced/farther ahead in studies/better non-religious education (Q17B4)
TOTAL%
0) No83483.6
1) Yes16416.4
TOTAL998100.0
227) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More discipline/stricter/no discipline in public schools anymore (Q17B5)
TOTAL%
0) No80380.5
1) Yes19519.5
TOTAL998100.0
228) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better teachers (Q17B6)
TOTAL%
0) No97297.4
1) Yes262.6
TOTAL998100.0
229) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Teachers more respected (Q17B7)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
230) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Smaller classes (Q17B8)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
231) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More spiritual training/religion taught (Q17B9)
TOTAL%
0) No88788.9
1) Yes11111.1
TOTAL998100.0
232) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Taught more moral obligations/manners (Q17B10)
TOTAL%
0) No96997.1
1) Yes292.9
TOTAL998100.0
233) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Teach sex education (Q17B11)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
234) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Heard they are better/just think they are better (Q17B12)
TOTAL%
0) No96997.1
1) Yes292.9
TOTAL998100.0
235) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Stricter (Q17B13)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
236) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better teachers/broader knowledge (Q17B14)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
237) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Smaller classes/more teachers (Q17B15)
TOTAL%
0) No97397.5
1) Yes252.5
TOTAL998100.0
238) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better education/broader/regents program better (Q17B16)
TOTAL%
0) No96496.6
1) Yes343.4
TOTAL998100.0
239) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More equipment/better (Q17B17)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
240) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better paid teachers (Q17B18)
TOTAL%
0) No98598.7
1) Yes131.3
TOTAL998100.0
241) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More money provided for the children (Q17B19)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
242) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More individual attention (Q17B20)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
243) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Convent schools have tendency to hold child down (Q17B21)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
244) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Child should grow up with all kinds/not special ones (Q17B22)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
245) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Equal (Q17B23)
TOTAL%
0) No88488.6
1) Yes11411.4
TOTAL998100.0
246) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q17B24)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
247) (See q17a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q17B25)
TOTAL%
0) No86686.8
1) Yes13213.2
TOTAL998100.0
248) How do you feel Catholic high schools compare with the public high schools in this area in quality of education? Which would you say is better the parochial or public high school? (Q17C)
TOTAL%
1) Parochial high schools41744.6
2) Public high schools11812.6
3) Not sure39942.7
Missing64 
TOTAL934100.0
249) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More individual attention (Q17D1)
TOTAL%
0) No95395.5
1) Yes454.5
TOTAL998100.0
250) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Teachers more dedicated (Q17D2)
TOTAL%
0) No91391.5
1) Yes858.5
TOTAL998100.0
251) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Moral obligation to make students learn (Q17D3)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
252) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More advanced/better education (Q17D4)
TOTAL%
0) No86987.1
1) Yes12912.9
TOTAL998100.0
253) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More discipline/stricter (Q17D5)
TOTAL%
0) No85085.2
1) Yes14814.8
TOTAL998100.0
254) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better teachers (Q17D6)
TOTAL%
0) No96997.1
1) Yes292.9
TOTAL998100.0
255) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Teachers more respected (Q17D7)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
256) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Smaller classes (Q17D8)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
257) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Religion taught (Q17D9)
TOTAL%
0) No92692.8
1) Yes727.2
TOTAL998100.0
258) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Taught moral obligation (Q17D10)
TOTAL%
0) No96997.1
1) Yes292.9
TOTAL998100.0
259) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Just what I've heard (Q17D11)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
260) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Teach sex education (Q17D12)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
261) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Students are screened/if student doesn't make grades he is sent to public schools (Q17D13)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
262) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Stricter (Q17D14)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
263) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better teachers/better trained/broader knowledge (Q17D15)
TOTAL%
0) No96696.8
1) Yes323.2
TOTAL998100.0
264) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Kids enjoy school more (Q17D16)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
265) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better education/broader outlook on life/more rounded/more up to date (Q17D17)
TOTAL%
0) No95595.7
1) Yes434.3
TOTAL998100.0
266) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better equipment (Q17D18)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
267) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better-paid teachers (Q17D19)
TOTAL%
0) No98498.6
1) Yes141.4
TOTAL998100.0
268) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More money (Q17D20)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
269) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More freedom (Q17D21)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
270) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Boys and girls together (Q17D22)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
271) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't spend as much time on religion (Q17D23)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
272) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Meet all kinds of people (Q17D24)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
273) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Equal (Q17D25)
TOTAL%
0) No88588.7
1) Yes11311.3
TOTAL998100.0
274) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q17D26)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
275) (See q17c) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q17D27)
TOTAL%
0) No81681.8
1) Yes18218.2
TOTAL998100.0
276) When a new parochial school is built, who do you think should have the biggest voice in deciding whether it should be built -- Catholic parents, local pastor, or the bishop? Parents (Q17E1)
TOTAL%
0) No52252.3
1) Yes47647.7
TOTAL998100.0
277) When a new parochial school is built, who do you think should have the biggest voice in deciding whether it should be built -- Catholic parents, local pastor, or the bishop? Local Pastor (Q17E2)
TOTAL%
0) No86987.1
1) Yes12912.9
TOTAL998100.0
278) When a new parochial school is built, who do you think should have the biggest voice in deciding whether it should be built -- Catholic parents, local pastor, or the bishop? Bishop (Q17E3)
TOTAL%
0) No71771.8
1) Yes28128.2
TOTAL998100.0
279) When a new parochial school is built, who do you think should have the biggest voice in deciding whether it should be built -- Catholic parents, local pastor, or the bishop? Not Sure (Q17E4)
TOTAL%
0) No86486.6
1) Yes13413.4
TOTAL998100.0
280) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Parent should have a say because they pay for it and send their children to it (Q17G1)
TOTAL%
0) No62762.8
1) Yes37137.2
TOTAL998100.0
281) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Parents are aware of their local schooling problems (Q17G2)
TOTAL%
0) No89089.2
1) Yes10810.8
TOTAL998100.0
282) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pastor is aware of local attitudes and problems (Q17G3)
TOTAL%
0) No91691.8
1) Yes828.2
TOTAL998100.0
283) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pastor will be in charge of the school (Q17G4)
TOTAL%
0) No98298.4
1) Yes161.6
TOTAL998100.0
284) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The Bishop is in a position where he can take an overall look at the situation and judge objectively (Q17G5)
TOTAL%
0) No83783.9
1) Yes16116.1
TOTAL998100.0
285) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is his responsibility as a Bishop (Q17G6)
TOTAL%
0) No90590.7
1) Yes939.3
TOTAL998100.0
286) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It should be a community function between the parents and priest before it is brought to the Bishop (Q17G7)
TOTAL%
0) No89189.3
1) Yes10710.7
TOTAL998100.0
287) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q17G8)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
288) (See q17e1-4) Why do you think that should be so? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q17G9)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
289) Suppose a local parish priest decided to drop rosary devotions before the bishop in the diocese decided to do it. Do you think it is alright for the priest to do that or would he be wrong? (Q18A)
TOTAL%
1) Right to do29129.4
2) Would be wrong58058.6
3) Not sure11811.9
Missing9 
TOTAL989100.0
290) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It's the priest's prerogative (Q18B1)
TOTAL%
0) No79379.5
1) Yes20520.5
TOTAL998100.0
291) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It depends on the attitude of his parishioners (Q18B2)
TOTAL%
0) No91992.1
1) Yes797.9
TOTAL998100.0
292) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Rosary devotions are an optional part of Mass (Q18B3)
TOTAL%
0) No94094.2
1) Yes585.8
TOTAL998100.0
293) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (right to do) (Q18B4)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
294) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) For the sake of discipline and uniformity in the church (Q18B5)
TOTAL%
0) No92192.3
1) Yes777.7
TOTAL998100.0
295) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The priest does not have the authority to change Mass (Q18B6)
TOTAL%
0) No90891.0
1) Yes909.0
TOTAL998100.0
296) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The bishop should make all the changes/he is the head (Q18B7)
TOTAL%
0) No70070.1
1) Yes29829.9
TOTAL998100.0
297) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The priest should not make changes without the permission of the Bishop (Q18B8)
TOTAL%
0) No88989.1
1) Yes10910.9
TOTAL998100.0
298) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I enjoy Rosary, it's too important to be stopped (Q18B9)
TOTAL%
0) No94094.2
1) Yes585.8
TOTAL998100.0
299) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (would be wrong) (Q18B10)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
300) (See q18a) What's the main reason you feel that way? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q18B11)
TOTAL%
0) No92492.6
1) Yes747.4
TOTAL998100.0
301) Do you favor or oppose the Catholic Church's opposition to abortion? (Q19A)
TOTAL%
1) Favor57658.2
2) Oppose27427.7
3) Not sure14014.1
Missing8 
TOTAL990100.0
302) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) For medical reasons only/health (Q19B1)
TOTAL%
0) No87787.9
1) Yes12112.1
TOTAL998100.0
303) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Only to save the mother's life (Q19B2)
TOTAL%
0) No91992.1
1) Yes797.9
TOTAL998100.0
304) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) In cases where the expectant mother was raped/cases of incest (Q19B3)
TOTAL%
0) No94694.8
1) Yes525.2
TOTAL998100.0
305) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Where large families are involved and mothers cannot afford to have more children (Q19B4)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
306) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Extenuating circumstances might dictate abortions (Q19B5)
TOTAL%
0) No89389.5
1) Yes10510.5
TOTAL998100.0
307) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If it is known that the baby will be born deformed (Q19B6)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
308) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Because of the innocent children, to many children up for adoption (Q19B7)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
309) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) People and individuals should decide and do what is right for them (Q19B8)
TOTAL%
0) No96897.0
1) Yes303.0
TOTAL998100.0
310) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Church is not handling problem correctly/many cases abortions should have been allowed, church said no (Q19B9)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
311) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Women should not have children they don't want/I believe in abortion (Q19B10)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
312) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Population explosion must be controlled (Q19B11)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
313) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (favor) (Q19B12)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
314) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Abortion is murder/"Thou shall not kill" one of the commandments (Q19B13)
TOTAL%
0) No70570.6
1) Yes29329.4
TOTAL998100.0
315) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Giving birth is a natural process and should not be tampered with by human beings/no man has the right (Q19B14)
TOTAL%
0) No89589.7
1) Yes10310.3
TOTAL998100.0
316) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Abortions are against religion and God and the Pope (Q19B15)
TOTAL%
0) No93293.4
1) Yes666.6
TOTAL998100.0
317) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Abortions would just increase and legalize prostitution (Q19B16)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
318) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It would legalize murder (Q19B17)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
319) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It would just make it easy for people to cover up their sins/make it too easy (Q19B18)
TOTAL%
0) No97898.0
1) Yes202.0
TOTAL998100.0
320) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Abortions are dangerous/too risky (Q19B19)
TOTAL%
0) No97898.0
1) Yes202.0
TOTAL998100.0
321) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It would only destroy one's religion or faith in the church (Q19B20)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
322) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Destroy the whole moral framework of our society, would destroy the whole moral framework of family life (Q19B21)
TOTAL%
0) No97497.6
1) Yes242.4
TOTAL998100.0
323) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I just don't approve of abortions (Q19B22)
TOTAL%
0) No93493.6
1) Yes646.4
TOTAL998100.0
324) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Abortions are against U.S. laws (Q19B23)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
325) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I'm neutral (Q19B24)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
326) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Abstinence is the answer/state and church should work towards other means to prevent causes of abortion (Q19B25)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
327) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (oppose) (Q19B26)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
328) (See q19a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q19B27)
TOTAL%
0) No94594.7
1) Yes535.3
TOTAL998100.0
329) Would you be for or against allowing abortion in the case of an unwed girl who had gotten into trouble visiting family friends near an army camp? (Q19C)
TOTAL%
1) For10911.0
2) Against78779.4
3) Not sure959.6
Missing7 
TOTAL991100.0
330) Would you be for or against allowing abortion in the case of a mother with seven young children whom doctors thought would die if she gave birth again? (Q19D)
TOTAL%
1) For57758.3
2) Against29830.1
3) Not sure11511.6
Missing8 
TOTAL990100.0
331) Would you be for or against allowing abortion in the case of a young girl who became pregnant because she was raped? (Q19E)
TOTAL%
1) For45646.1
2) Against41141.6
3) Not sure12212.3
Missing9 
TOTAL989100.0
332) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Catholics are allowed to eat meat on Fridays (Q20A1)
TOTAL%
0) No90190.3
1) Yes979.7
TOTAL998100.0
333) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Masses and the singing are in English (Q20A2)
TOTAL%
0) No79980.1
1) Yes19919.9
TOTAL998100.0
334) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Free to attend Catholic Church of choice/permitting Catholics to attend Protestant ceremonies (Q20A3)
TOTAL%
0) No97597.7
1) Yes232.3
TOTAL998100.0
335) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Let in some fresh air/people no longer afraid of the church (Q20A4)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
336) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Gave the bishops a greater say in the church (Q20A5)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
337) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better understanding with other religions (Q20A6)
TOTAL%
0) No74975.1
1) Yes24924.9
TOTAL998100.0
338) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Changed the liturgy of the church/service was shortened (Q20A7)
TOTAL%
0) No95495.6
1) Yes444.4
TOTAL998100.0
339) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Trying to unite all churches (Q20A8)
TOTAL%
0) No91892.0
1) Yes808.0
TOTAL998100.0
340) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Relaxation of mixed marriage laws (Q20A9)
TOTAL%
0) No97297.4
1) Yes262.6
TOTAL998100.0
341) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Participation of the congregation (Q20A10)
TOTAL%
0) No92893.0
1) Yes707.0
TOTAL998100.0
342) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Permitting Pope to leave Rome (Q20A11)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
343) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Modernizing the church (Q20A12)
TOTAL%
0) No94594.7
1) Yes535.3
TOTAL998100.0
344) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Brought abortion and birth control out in the open (Q20A13)
TOTAL%
0) No93994.1
1) Yes595.9
TOTAL998100.0
345) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Priests getting married (Q20A14)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
346) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More freedom for nuns (Q20A15)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
347) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Changes in fasting laws and penances (Q20A16)
TOTAL%
0) No96596.7
1) Yes333.3
TOTAL998100.0
348) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More liberal (Q20A17)
TOTAL%
0) No96196.3
1) Yes373.7
TOTAL998100.0
349) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Changes in the Mass (Q20A18)
TOTAL%
0) No92792.9
1) Yes717.1
TOTAL998100.0
350) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Solidifying the Catholic faith/Catholic Church unity (Q20A19)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
351) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The changes in the Nuptial Mass/can be married in the middle mass (Q20A20)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
352) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Receiving communion more often (Q20A21)
TOTAL%
0) No99499.6
1) Yes40.4
TOTAL998100.0
353) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Nothing/just a big meeting/nothing come out of it yet (Q20A22)
TOTAL%
0) No98098.2
1) Yes181.8
TOTAL998100.0
354) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Destroying Church with changes/nothing good came out of it (Q20A23)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
355) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Index of forbidden reading was dropped (Q20A24)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
356) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Working for peace in the world (Q20A25)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
357) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Everything was important (Q20A26)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
358) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The by-laws of the church changed/the election of the Cardinals changed (Q20A27)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
359) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Jews not responsible for the death of Christ (Q20A28)
TOTAL%
0) No97097.2
1) Yes282.8
TOTAL998100.0
360) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Changing morning Mass to evening Mass (Q20A29)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
361) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More education in our churches (Q20A30)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
362) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q20A31)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
363) As you understand it, what are the most important things to come out of the Ecumenical Council (Vatican Council II)? Anything else? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q20A32)
TOTAL%
0) No76676.8
1) Yes23223.2
TOTAL998100.0
364) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on seeking peace in Vietnam? (Q20B1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree82083.6
2) Disagree10710.9
3) Not sure545.5
Missing17 
TOTAL981100.0
365) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on stating Negroes should have equal rights? (Q20B2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree87088.4
2) Disagree596.0
3) Not sure555.6
Missing14 
TOTAL984100.0
366) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on favoring workers to join labor unions? (Q20B3)
TOTAL%
1) Agree57458.9
2) Disagree18919.4
3) Not sure21121.7
Missing24 
TOTAL974100.0
367) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on inviting so-called captive bishops from China to Rome? (Q20B4)
TOTAL%
1) Agree68069.4
2) Disagree515.2
3) Not sure24925.4
Missing18 
TOTAL980100.0
368) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on talking with the Greek Orthodox Church about a merger? (Q20B5)
TOTAL%
1) Agree67769.2
2) Disagree10310.5
3) Not sure19820.2
Missing20 
TOTAL978100.0
369) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on receiving top Communists at the Vatican for visits? (Q20B6)
TOTAL%
1) Agree68169.6
2) Disagree18018.4
3) Not sure11812.1
Missing19 
TOTAL979100.0
370) As far as you are personally concerned, do you tend to agree or disagree with the Pope's stand on saying the Jews were not responsible for the death of Christ? (Q20B7)
TOTAL%
1) Agree67768.9
2) Disagree14114.3
3) Not sure16516.8
Missing15 
TOTAL983100.0
371) Suppose a son or daughter of yours were to leave the Catholic Church over what he or she believes was a matter of conscience. Do you feel your son or daughter would be saved or not? (Q21A)
TOTAL%
1) Saved73975.2
2) Not saved798.0
3) Not sure16516.8
Missing15 
TOTAL983100.0
372) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If it's a matter of personal conscience, one of the main doctrines of the Church is that you follow your conscience (Q21B1)
TOTAL%
0) No82682.8
1) Yes17217.2
TOTAL998100.0
373) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If they were born and raised in Catholicism/they would always be saved/once a Catholic always a Catholic/if he has been baptized (Q21B2)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
374) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Everyone must stand up for their own beliefs in God/as long as they believe in God/as long as they had another religion (Q21B3)
TOTAL%
0) No74874.9
1) Yes25025.1
TOTAL998100.0
375) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If he leads a good life/it should be left up to the individuals' way to live (Q21B4)
TOTAL%
0) No92893.0
1) Yes707.0
TOTAL998100.0
376) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better to leave the church than be a hypocrite/I would rather see him a good Protestant than a bad Catholic (Q21B5)
TOTAL%
0) No98498.6
1) Yes141.4
TOTAL998100.0
377) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Everybody is going to the same place but by a different route/everybody will be saved/will go to heaven (Q21B6)
TOTAL%
0) No94694.8
1) Yes525.2
TOTAL998100.0
378) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) You don't have to be a member of the Catholic church to be saved (Q21B7)
TOTAL%
0) No92292.4
1) Yes767.6
TOTAL998100.0
379) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If they came back to the church before they died/if they reconsidered/repented (Q21B8)
TOTAL%
0) No93193.3
1) Yes676.7
TOTAL998100.0
380) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is not a mortal sin to leave the church (Q21B9)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
381) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If we and the church help them, pray for them, then they will be saved (Q21B10)
TOTAL%
0) No96596.7
1) Yes333.3
TOTAL998100.0
382) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) God is just/There's always hope/God will forgive them (Q21B11)
TOTAL%
0) No94694.8
1) Yes525.2
TOTAL998100.0
383) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (saved) (Q21B12)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
384) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Because they didn't keep up their vows (Q21B13)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
385) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If committed major crime (Q21B14)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
386) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is necessary to be a member of the church to be saved (Q21B15)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
387) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) You cannot turn your back on the Catholic Church (Q21B16)
TOTAL%
0) No95195.3
1) Yes474.7
TOTAL998100.0
388) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They could not be saved (Q21B17)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
389) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It would depend upon the circumstances and the individual (Q21B18)
TOTAL%
0) No97397.5
1) Yes252.5
TOTAL998100.0
390) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They are grown and can do what they want (Q21B19)
TOTAL%
0) No97197.3
1) Yes272.7
TOTAL998100.0
391) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I'm not God/who am I to judge (Q21B20)
TOTAL%
0) No96696.8
1) Yes323.2
TOTAL998100.0
392) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (not saved) (Q21B21)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
393) (See q21a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q21B22)
TOTAL%
0) No90190.3
1) Yes979.7
TOTAL998100.0
394) As you know, the Church has under discussion possible changes in the rules about birth control. Do you think some kind of change should be made or not? (Q22A)
TOTAL%
1) Favor change71972.7
2) Oppose change16116.3
3) Not sure10911.0
Missing9 
TOTAL989100.0
395) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We need effective ways of controlling birth/I feel that birth control is necessary (Q22B1)
TOTAL%
0) No81681.8
1) Yes18218.2
TOTAL998100.0
396) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It would help people with large families/poor families (Q22B2)
TOTAL%
0) No82682.8
1) Yes17217.2
TOTAL998100.0
397) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Help underdeveloped countries/something has to be done/the world is overpopulated/people are starving (Q22B3)
TOTAL%
0) No89689.8
1) Yes10210.2
TOTAL998100.0
398) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) One cannot afford to have a large family nowadays/because the cost of living is so high/plan to have as many kids as you can afford (Q22B4)
TOTAL%
0) No81681.8
1) Yes18218.2
TOTAL998100.0
399) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I can't get communion because of this/I feel the church has been too strict on this matter/people leave church because of their stand (Q22B5)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
400) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Too many unwanted children/help the unfortunate/it's a shame for the children (Q22B6)
TOTAL%
0) No95795.9
1) Yes414.1
TOTAL998100.0
401) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Should be changed when it is necessary for health reasons (Q22B7)
TOTAL%
0) No91992.1
1) Yes797.9
TOTAL998100.0
402) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Families and doctors should be allowed to make their own decisions (Q22B8)
TOTAL%
0) No91491.6
1) Yes848.4
TOTAL998100.0
403) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) People would live a happier life not having to worry about pregnancies/would make happier marital relations/free from tension (Q22B9)
TOTAL%
0) No96196.3
1) Yes373.7
TOTAL998100.0
404) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Stop aid to unwed mothers/it would eliminate much relief and welfare (Q22B10)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
405) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We need a change/we're in changing times (Q22B11)
TOTAL%
0) No94194.3
1) Yes575.7
TOTAL998100.0
406) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (favor change) (Q22B12)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
407) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Controlling birth devices of any kind is murder (Q22B13)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
408) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) A family should know how many children they can afford (Q22B14)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
409) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is unnatural/it's not nature's way (Q22B15)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
410) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is the law of the church/the Pope knows best/I have been taught that way/the church's teachings are correct (Q22B16)
TOTAL%
0) No94794.9
1) Yes515.1
TOTAL998100.0
411) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is God's will/God meant that women procreate (Q22B17)
TOTAL%
0) No96596.7
1) Yes333.3
TOTAL998100.0
412) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) By all it would be abused (Q22B18)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
413) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We have rhythm system/that is enough/don't need change (Q22B19)
TOTAL%
0) No98098.2
1) Yes181.8
TOTAL998100.0
414) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pills and what's on the market now are too dangerous (Q22B20)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
415) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is not for me to say/church must make the stand first (Q22B21)
TOTAL%
0) No96897.0
1) Yes303.0
TOTAL998100.0
416) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I don't understand birth control/the devices used (Q22B22)
TOTAL%
0) No98899.0
1) Yes101.0
TOTAL998100.0
417) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (oppose change) (Q22B23)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
418) (See q22a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q22B24)
TOTAL%
0) No94694.8
1) Yes525.2
TOTAL998100.0
419) All in all, do you think most young men - Catholic or not - are virgins before they are married? (Q22C)
TOTAL%
1) Believe they are11812.0
2) Believe they are not68069.0
3) Not sure18819.1
Missing12 
TOTAL986100.0
420) Do you feel most young women - Catholic or not - are virgins before they are married? (Q22D)
TOTAL%
1) Believe they are24725.1
2) Believe they are not51151.9
3) Not sure22723.0
Missing13 
TOTAL985100.0
421) In what percentage of cases do you feel the rhythm method works as a method of controlling conception: 100%, 75%, 50%, 25%, or 0% of the time? (Q22E)
TOTAL%
1) 100%323.3
2) 75%17117.5
3) 50%24825.4
4) 25%18719.1
5) 0%596.0
6) Not sure28128.7
Missing20 
TOTAL978100.0
422) Do you personally favor or oppose the use of artificial birth control devices? (Q22F)
TOTAL%
1) Favor40441.1
2) Oppose44545.3
3) Not sure13413.6
Missing15 
TOTAL983100.0
423) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Health reasons/medical/physical (Q22G1)
TOTAL%
0) No94194.3
1) Yes575.7
TOTAL998100.0
424) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Financial reasons/more children than you can provide for (Q22G2)
TOTAL%
0) No88989.1
1) Yes10910.9
TOTAL998100.0
425) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) To prevent having children (Q22G3)
TOTAL%
0) No93193.3
1) Yes676.7
TOTAL998100.0
426) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Better and safer than rhythm method (Q22G4)
TOTAL%
0) No93793.9
1) Yes616.1
TOTAL998100.0
427) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Each couple should plan their own family (Q22G5)
TOTAL%
0) No88688.8
1) Yes11211.2
TOTAL998100.0
428) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Never used but I feel they will work (Q22G6)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
429) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Make abortions unnecessary (Q22G7)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
430) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Prevent overpopulation (Q22G8)
TOTAL%
0) No97497.6
1) Yes242.4
TOTAL998100.0
431) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Just favor (Q22G9)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
432) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Just can't use myself (Q22G10)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
433) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (favor) (Q22G11)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
434) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Not according to God's will/against laws of our church/against religion (Q22G12)
TOTAL%
0) No82182.3
1) Yes17717.7
TOTAL998100.0
435) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Against the laws of nature (Q22G13)
TOTAL%
0) No93293.4
1) Yes666.6
TOTAL998100.0
436) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Upbringing/wrong for me/not our way of doing things (Q22G14)
TOTAL%
0) No96096.2
1) Yes383.8
TOTAL998100.0
437) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Because it takes away life (Q22G15)
TOTAL%
0) No95495.6
1) Yes444.4
TOTAL998100.0
438) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Women are put here to have children (Q22G16)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
439) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Trying to substitute birth control for self control (Q22G17)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
440) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It's the same as abortion (Q22G18)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
441) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Just oppose (Q22G19)
TOTAL%
0) No94794.9
1) Yes515.1
TOTAL998100.0
442) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Use harmful (Q22G20)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
443) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Too personal (Q22G21)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
444) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q22G22)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
445) (See q22f) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q22G23)
TOTAL%
0) No89089.2
1) Yes10810.8
TOTAL998100.0
446) Do you see a difference between the use or artificial devices and the new birth control pills? (Q22H)
TOTAL%
1) See difference32032.6
2) See no difference41041.7
3) Not sure25325.7
Missing15 
TOTAL983100.0
447) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pills are safer/more effective/prescribed by doctor (Q22I1)
TOTAL%
0) No92292.4
1) Yes767.6
TOTAL998100.0
448) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Convenience of pills/no preparation ahead of time (Q22I2)
TOTAL%
0) No96096.2
1) Yes383.8
TOTAL998100.0
449) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Risk of cancer from pills/wary of pill, its effect on later life (Q22I3)
TOTAL%
0) No94494.6
1) Yes545.4
TOTAL998100.0
450) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pill more in line with rhythm method/is a power of regulation (Q22I4)
TOTAL%
0) No97097.2
1) Yes282.8
TOTAL998100.0
451) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pill is a medical device, not an artificial device (Q22I5)
TOTAL%
0) No95695.8
1) Yes424.2
TOTAL998100.0
452) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pills stop ovulation/devices don't (Q22I6)
TOTAL%
0) No95095.2
1) Yes484.8
TOTAL998100.0
453) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pill less like murder (Q22I7)
TOTAL%
0) No99599.7
1) Yes30.3
TOTAL998100.0
454) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Women using pills not having as many children (Q22I8)
TOTAL%
0) No99299.4
1) Yes60.6
TOTAL998100.0
455) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Artificial devices outside interference (Q22I9)
TOTAL%
0) No97998.1
1) Yes191.9
TOTAL998100.0
456) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pills advocated for general use, not just in marriage (Q22I10)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
457) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Physical difference but no moral difference (Q22I11)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
458) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Both are wrong (Q22I12)
TOTAL%
0) No98798.9
1) Yes111.1
TOTAL998100.0
459) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) No moral difference (Q22I13)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
460) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Both control size of family (Q22I14)
TOTAL%
0) No98698.8
1) Yes121.2
TOTAL998100.0
461) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Results are same (Q22I15)
TOTAL%
0) No96496.6
1) Yes343.4
TOTAL998100.0
462) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q22I16)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
463) (See q22h) What differences do you see between them? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q22I17)
TOTAL%
0) No87587.7
1) Yes12312.3
TOTAL998100.0
464) Do you favor or oppose the Catholic church allowing the use of birth control pills? (Q22J)
TOTAL%
1) Favor62163.4
2) Oppose22623.1
3) Not sure13313.6
Missing18 
TOTAL980100.0
465) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If church gives its consent for use/it would not be killing (Q22K1)
TOTAL%
0) No89990.1
1) Yes999.9
TOTAL998100.0
466) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Medical reasons/better health/doctors say so (Q22K2)
TOTAL%
0) No89689.8
1) Yes10210.2
TOTAL998100.0
467) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Because of large families (Q22K3)
TOTAL%
0) No93293.4
1) Yes666.6
TOTAL998100.0
468) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Financial reasons/high cost of living/cost of raising family (Q22K4)
TOTAL%
0) No87187.3
1) Yes12712.7
TOTAL998100.0
469) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Allows for family planning (Q22K5)
TOTAL%
0) No83583.7
1) Yes16316.3
TOTAL998100.0
470) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Would give Catholics a choice (Q22K6)
TOTAL%
0) No98198.3
1) Yes171.7
TOTAL998100.0
471) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Population explosion (Q22K7)
TOTAL%
0) No95095.2
1) Yes484.8
TOTAL998100.0
472) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) More convenient/better than rhythm method (Q22K8)
TOTAL%
0) No96997.1
1) Yes292.9
TOTAL998100.0
473) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Prevent conception (Q22K9)
TOTAL%
0) No97797.9
1) Yes212.1
TOTAL998100.0
474) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Natural means instead of mechanical (Q22K10)
TOTAL%
0) No97397.5
1) Yes252.5
TOTAL998100.0
475) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I am Catholic and use them (Q22K11)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
476) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (FAVOR) (Q22K12)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
477) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Working against God's plan/takes life away (Q22K13)
TOTAL%
0) No91291.4
1) Yes868.6
TOTAL998100.0
478) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Pill not safe for general health (Q22K14)
TOTAL%
0) No96696.8
1) Yes323.2
TOTAL998100.0
479) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Conception should not be prevented (Q22K15)
TOTAL%
0) No96897.0
1) Yes303.0
TOTAL998100.0
480) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Still in testing stages (Q22K16)
TOTAL%
0) No98398.5
1) Yes151.5
TOTAL998100.0
481) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Church should not have say in it (Q22K17)
TOTAL%
0) No97898.0
1) Yes202.0
TOTAL998100.0
482) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Rhythm system is enough (Q22K18)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
483) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Use is wrong (Q22K19)
TOTAL%
0) No95896.0
1) Yes404.0
TOTAL998100.0
484) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (OPPOSE) (Q22K20)
TOTAL%
0) No998100.0
TOTAL998100.0
485) (See q22j) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q22K21)
TOTAL%
0) No92392.5
1) Yes757.5
TOTAL998100.0
486) Are you married or single? (Q22L)
TOTAL%
1) Married85886.8
2) Single767.7
3) Widowed424.2
4) Divorced131.3
Missing9 
TOTAL989100.0
487) Do you have children? (Q22M)
TOTAL%
1) Have children82490.6
2) No children859.4
Missing89 
TOTAL909100.0
488) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Boys, 2 and under (Q22N1A)
TOTAL%
0) No69284.0
1) Yes13216.0
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
489) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Boys, 3-6 (Q22N1B)
TOTAL%
0) No60573.4
1) Yes21926.6
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
490) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Boys, 7-10 (Q22N1C)
TOTAL%
0) No61474.5
1) Yes21025.5
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
491) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Boys, 11-14 (Q22N1D)
TOTAL%
0) No66580.7
1) Yes15919.3
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
492) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Boys, 15-18 (Q22N1E)
TOTAL%
0) No69884.7
1) Yes12615.3
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
493) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Boys, Over 18 (Q22N1F)
TOTAL%
0) No62976.3
1) Yes19523.7
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
494) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Girls, 2 and under (Q22N2A)
TOTAL%
0) No71386.5
1) Yes11113.5
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
495) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Girls, 3-6 (Q22N2B)
TOTAL%
0) No60473.3
1) Yes22026.7
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
496) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Girls, 7-10 (Q22N2C)
TOTAL%
0) No64177.8
1) Yes18322.2
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
497) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Girls, 11-14 (Q22N2D)
TOTAL%
0) No64978.8
1) Yes17521.2
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
498) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Girls, 15-18 (Q22N2E)
TOTAL%
0) No70485.4
1) Yes12014.6
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
499) How many children do you have and what is their sex and ages? Girls, Over 18 (Q22N2F)
TOTAL%
0) No61074.0
1) Yes21426.0
Missing174 
TOTAL824100.0
500) Have you used the rhythm method for birth control in your family? (Q22O)
TOTAL%
1) Used41947.3
2) Not used46752.7
Missing112 
TOTAL886100.0
501) Did the rhythm method ever fail to work for you? (Q22P)
TOTAL%
1) Failed23953.6
2) Didn't fail15835.4
3) Not sure4911.0
Missing552 
TOTAL446100.0
502) Have you ever used artificial birth control devices in your family? (Q22Q)
TOTAL%
1) Used23827.1
2) Not used63972.9
Missing121 
TOTAL877100.0
503) Have you ever used birth control pills in your family? (Q22R)
TOTAL%
1) Used16919.2
2) Not used70980.8
Missing120 
TOTAL878100.0
504) When did you first start to use birth control pills? (Q22S)
TOTAL%
1) Within the past year5129.5
2) 1-3 years ago8750.3
3) 3-5 years ago2916.8
4) Over 5 years ago42.3
5) Not sure21.2
Missing825 
TOTAL173100.0
505) Have birth control pills ever failed to work for you? (Q22T)
TOTAL%
1) Failed84.4
2) Didn't fail15384.5
3) Not sure2011.0
Missing817 
TOTAL181100.0
506) It is argued that birth control pills are based on the same principle as the rhythm method - of allowing natural processes to work, while artificial methods are destroying life. Does this argument make sense to you or not? (Q22U)
TOTAL%
1) Make sense21724.8
2) Doesn't make sense42949.0
3) Not sure23026.3
Missing122 
TOTAL876100.0
507) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) You are not using artificial devices (Q22V1)
TOTAL%
0) No97697.8
1) Yes222.2
TOTAL998100.0
508) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It allows natural processes/same as rhythm method (Q22V2)
TOTAL%
0) No94394.5
1) Yes555.5
TOTAL998100.0
509) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) You can't destroy a thing that doesn't exist (Q22V3)
TOTAL%
0) No96396.5
1) Yes353.5
TOTAL998100.0
510) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) The pills stops ovulation of the egg and you can't get pregnant (Q22V4)
TOTAL%
0) No91992.1
1) Yes797.9
TOTAL998100.0
511) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I go along with the statement/it makes sense to me (Q22V5)
TOTAL%
0) No97197.3
1) Yes272.7
TOTAL998100.0
512) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q22V6)
TOTAL%
0) No99799.9
1) Yes10.1
TOTAL998100.0
513) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) If the pill prevents birth, how can it be a natural process/same as artificial devices (Q22V7)
TOTAL%
0) No85986.1
1) Yes13913.9
TOTAL998100.0
514) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They still destroy life/it's unsafe (Q22V8)
TOTAL%
0) No93493.6
1) Yes646.4
TOTAL998100.0
515) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) I don't understand it/it makes no sense/contradicts itself (Q22V9)
TOTAL%
0) No93793.9
1) Yes616.1
TOTAL998100.0
516) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is in no way connected with rhythm method/there is no life until conception/they both prevent conception (Q22V10)
TOTAL%
0) No87187.3
1) Yes12712.7
TOTAL998100.0
517) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) With contraceptives you are not going about it in a natural way and pills are unnatural too (Q22V11)
TOTAL%
0) No97497.6
1) Yes242.4
TOTAL998100.0
518) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is against God and my religion (Q22V12)
TOTAL%
0) No98498.6
1) Yes141.4
TOTAL998100.0
519) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (Q22V13)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
520) (See q22u) Why do you say that? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q22V14)
TOTAL%
0) No77878.0
1) Yes22022.0
TOTAL998100.0
521) Do you feel that the world has a serious problem with the population explosion or do you think this has been mostly scare talk? (Q23A)
TOTAL%
1) Serious problem59159.7
2) Mostly scare talk26927.2
3) Not sure13013.1
Missing8 
TOTAL990100.0
522) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) There are nations starving today/not enough food (Q23B1)
TOTAL%
0) No77177.3
1) Yes22722.7
TOTAL998100.0
523) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) People are living longer because of modern medicine (Q23B2)
TOTAL%
0) No98098.2
1) Yes181.8
TOTAL998100.0
524) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Ignorance/we need more education/won't be enough jobs (Q23B3)
TOTAL%
0) No95996.1
1) Yes393.9
TOTAL998100.0
525) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We read about it, surely it must be so/need some methods of control (Q23B4)
TOTAL%
0) No93593.7
1) Yes636.3
TOTAL998100.0
526) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Problems in other countries, not USA/it is already an acute problem in India, China (Q23B5)
TOTAL%
0) No85485.6
1) Yes14414.4
TOTAL998100.0
527) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We are increasing too rapidly, record, census, this proves it/too many people are being born (Q23B6)
TOTAL%
0) No87087.2
1) Yes12812.8
TOTAL998100.0
528) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Some countries are underdeveloped and not educated to provide food for their people (Q23B7)
TOTAL%
0) No96796.9
1) Yes313.1
TOTAL998100.0
529) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) It is the way of nature (Q23B8)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
530) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Too many people in world today, and it will be in the future/a great problem/world too small (Q23B9)
TOTAL%
0) No84084.2
1) Yes15815.8
TOTAL998100.0
531) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Low morality (Q23B10)
TOTAL%
0) No99199.3
1) Yes70.7
TOTAL998100.0
532) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (serious problem) (Q23B11)
TOTAL%
0) No99699.8
1) Yes20.2
TOTAL998100.0
533) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) There is still lots of room on this earth/underdeveloped countries (Q23B12)
TOTAL%
0) No92792.9
1) Yes717.1
TOTAL998100.0
534) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Look at the boys getting killed in the war (Q23B13)
TOTAL%
0) No98598.7
1) Yes131.3
TOTAL998100.0
535) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Traffic deaths are at a record high/accidents (Q23B14)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
536) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) These problems can be met with proper resources/knowledge (Q23B15)
TOTAL%
0) No91892.0
1) Yes808.0
TOTAL998100.0
537) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Just publicity/people scare easily/believe everything they hear and read (Q23B16)
TOTAL%
0) No93693.8
1) Yes626.2
TOTAL998100.0
538) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) They say we don't have enough food and turn around and cut the farmers' crops (Q23B17)
TOTAL%
0) No98598.7
1) Yes131.3
TOTAL998100.0
539) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) God will not let this world become overpopulated (Q23B18)
TOTAL%
0) No95996.1
1) Yes393.9
TOTAL998100.0
540) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) A communist plot to keep the world agitated and worried (Q23B19)
TOTAL%
0) No99399.5
1) Yes50.5
TOTAL998100.0
541) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) We need to cut down on our waste of food, natural resources (Q23B20)
TOTAL%
0) No98999.1
1) Yes90.9
TOTAL998100.0
542) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) All other (mostly scare talk) (Q23B21)
TOTAL%
0) No99099.2
1) Yes80.8
TOTAL998100.0
543) (See q23a) Why do you feel this way? Any other reason? (OPEN-ENDED RESPONSE) Don't know (Q23B22)
TOTAL%
0) No90891.0
1) Yes909.0
TOTAL998100.0
544) Do you think the population problem in the world can be solved only with the Catholic Church's agreeing to allow some form of birth control, besides the rhythm method, or do you think the population problem can be solved in other ways without the Catholic Church's taking action? (Q23C)
TOTAL%
1) Only with church action18118.9
2) Solved in other ways60563.2
3) Not sure17218.0
Missing40 
TOTAL958100.0
545) Do (did) your children go to parochial schools? (QF1)
TOTAL%
1) Attend45455.5
2) Don't attend35943.9
3) Not sure50.6
Missing180 
TOTAL818100.0
546) What was the last grade of school you attended? (QF1B)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less15916.1
2) Some high school16016.2
3) High school graduate39039.6
4) Some college15515.7
5) College graduate727.3
6) Postgraduate495.0
Missing13 
TOTAL985100.0
547) Did you go to Catholic school? (QF1C)
TOTAL%
1) Attended50151.1
2) Didn't attend47548.5
3) Not sure40.4
Missing18 
TOTAL980100.0
548) Were all four of your grandparents born in the United States? (QF2A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31232.4
2) No65167.6
Missing35 
TOTAL963100.0
549) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? U.S.A. (QF2B1)
TOTAL%
0) No57287.9
1) Yes7912.1
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
550) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? French Canadian (QF2B2)
TOTAL%
0) No62596.0
1) Yes264.0
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
551) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Other Canadian (QF2B3)
TOTAL%
0) No63597.5
1) Yes162.5
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
552) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Puerto Rico (QF2B4)
TOTAL%
0) No62896.5
1) Yes233.5
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
553) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Other Latin America (QF2B5)
TOTAL%
0) No60392.6
1) Yes487.4
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
554) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Ireland (QF2B6)
TOTAL%
0) No51378.8
1) Yes13821.2
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
555) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? England or Scotland (QF2B7)
TOTAL%
0) No61894.9
1) Yes335.1
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
556) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Scandinavia (QF2B8)
TOTAL%
0) No63797.8
1) Yes142.2
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
557) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Germany (QF2B9)
TOTAL%
0) No54583.7
1) Yes10616.3
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
558) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? France (QF2B10)
TOTAL%
0) No63697.7
1) Yes152.3
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
559) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Italy (QF2B11)
TOTAL%
0) No48875.0
1) Yes16325.0
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
560) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Portugal (QF2B12)
TOTAL%
0) No64198.5
1) Yes101.5
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
561) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Other Western Europe (specify) (QF2B13)
TOTAL%
0) No59591.4
1) Yes568.6
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
562) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Austria or Hungary (QF2B14)
TOTAL%
0) No61394.2
1) Yes385.8
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
563) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Poland (QF2B15)
TOTAL%
0) No60392.6
1) Yes487.4
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
564) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Russia (QF2B16)
TOTAL%
0) No64699.2
1) Yes50.8
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
565) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Other Eastern Europe (specify) (QF2B17)
TOTAL%
0) No62596.0
1) Yes264.0
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
566) (See q2fa) What country or countries were your grandparents born in? Other (specify) (QF2B18)
TOTAL%
0) No63397.2
1) Yes182.8
Missing347 
TOTAL651100.0
567) Is the head of the household an hourly wage worker, salaried, or self-employed? (QF3A)
TOTAL%
1) Hourly wages27428.5
2) Salaried41142.8
3) Self-employed13013.5
4) Retired899.3
5) Student20.2
6) Military service90.9
7) Housewife121.2
8) Unemployed111.1
9) Other (specify)232.4
Missing37 
TOTAL961100.0
568) What type of work does the head of the household do? (QF3B)
TOTAL%
1) Professional758.7
2) Executive799.2
3) Creative and communications80.9
4) Sales293.4
5) All other sales303.5
6) White collar15417.9
7) Transportation and service435.0
8) Skilled labor, craftsman, foreman23727.6
9) Semi and unskilled labor435.0
10) Farmer111.3
11) Other (specify)14917.4
Missing140 
TOTAL858100.0
569) Are you a member of a labor union or is any member of your family a member of a labor union? Respondent is union member (QF4A)
TOTAL%
0) No74574.6
1) Yes25325.4
TOTAL998100.0
570) Are you a member of a labor union or is any member of your family a member of a labor union? Union member in family (QF4B)
TOTAL%
0) No90190.3
1) Yes979.7
TOTAL998100.0
571) Are you a member of a labor union or is any member of your family a member of a labor union? No union member in family (QF4C)
TOTAL%
0) No44644.7
1) Yes55255.3
TOTAL998100.0
572) What is your age? Male (QF5A1)
TOTAL%
1) 21-298918.4
2) 30-345912.2
3) 35-4918337.8
4) 50-6410221.1
5) 65 +5110.5
Missing514 
TOTAL484100.0
573) What is your age? Female (QF5A2)
TOTAL%
1) 21-299518.4
2) 30-349518.4
3) 35-4919838.4
4) 50-649618.6
5) 65 +316.0
Missing483 
TOTAL515100.0
574) For statistical purposes only, we need to know your total family income for 1966. Which best represents all the money the members of this household either earned or received from salary or wages or other sources such as pensions, stocks and bonds, real estate and other investments in 1966 before taxes? (QF6)
TOTAL%
1) Under $3,000879.1
2) $3,000 to $4,9999510.0
3) $5,000 to $6,99919420.4
4) $7,000 to $9,99929631.1
5) $10,000 to $14,99919920.9
6) $15,000 to $19,999454.7
7) $20,000 to $24,999192.0
8) $25,000 and over161.7
Missing47 
TOTAL951100.0
575) Are you willing to be interviewed or quoted by a Newsweek reporter? (QF7A)
TOTAL%
0) No59759.8
1) Yes40140.2
TOTAL998100.0
576) Are you willing to be photographed by a Newsweek reporter? (QF7B)
TOTAL%
0) No68468.5
1) Yes31431.5
TOTAL998100.0
577) Race: record - do not ask (QF8)
TOTAL%
1) White90692.8
2) Negro151.5
3) Puerto Rican262.7
4) Other (specify)293.0
Missing22 
TOTAL976100.0
578) Economic Level (QF9)
TOTAL%
1) A566.9
2) B23128.6
3) C42452.4
4) D9812.1
Missing189 
TOTAL809100.0
579) The best way to strengthen our faith is: (QA1)
TOTAL%
1) To avoid the company of non-Catholics21.1
2) To read and study and thus learn more about our faith6233.0
3) To live by faith so that all our actions are directed by faith5428.7
4) To use every opportunity to profess and practice our faith4121.8
5) To look to the Church for guidance in every event of life2915.4
Missing810 
TOTAL188100.0
580) For a Catholic the principal teacher of the faith is: (QA2)
TOTAL%
1) The Pope and the bishops of the Church3317.5
2) The pastor and the religious teachers157.9
3) Christ teaching through the Church9248.7
4) The clear voice of conscience168.5
5) The holy, Roman Catholic Church3317.5
Missing809 
TOTAL189100.0
581) We can best understand the importance of baptism by recalling that: (QA3)
TOTAL%
1) It introduces the Christian into the Body of Christ3317.7
2) It removes our inborn tendency to sin84.3
3) It admits the baptized to the other sacraments2815.1
4) It takes away Original Sin by conferring grace10858.1
5) It sets us apart from those who are not members of the True Church94.8
Missing812 
TOTAL186100.0
582) To remain in the "state of grace" requires us to: (QA4)
TOTAL%
1) Seek to "walk with God" in an attitude of friendship2312.4
2) Live the life of grace through acts of charity179.2
3) Hear no evil, see no evil, do no evil73.8
4) Avoid sin, so that our soul is always pleasing to God13271.4
5) Keep our baptismal robe pure and spotless63.2
Missing813 
TOTAL185100.0
583) The Mass is a true sacrifice because: (QA5)
TOTAL%
1) The Mass can be offered only by an ordained priest1910.4
2) Christ as priest offers Himself as a victim to the Father3116.9
3) The Mass reminds us to offer our own sacrifices to God5027.3
4) The Mass is the unbloody renewal of the sacrifice of the Cross7138.8
5) The two-fold consecration mystically separates Christ's Body and Blood126.6
Missing815 
TOTAL183100.0
584) We can best prove our love for our neighbor by: (QA6)
TOTAL%
1) Performing the Corporal and Spiritual works of mercy4222.6
2) Giving ourselves unselfishly to our fellowman for the love of God5529.6
3) Recommending our neighbor to God in our prayers84.3
4) Loving our neighbor as Christ in disguise4122.0
5) Loving our neighbor so that he will return our love4021.5
Missing812 
TOTAL186100.0
585) The strongest reason we have for going to confession often is: (QA7)
TOTAL%
1) To gain self-knowledge by a careful examination of conscience4323.4
2) To make up to God for past and present sins3820.7
3) To remain on terms of friendship with God137.1
4) To grow in grace whose principle is God's forgiving love8546.2
5) To stir up feelings of remorse and guilt for past sins52.7
Missing814 
TOTAL184100.0
586) We can best enter into the Mystery of the Resurrection and Ascension by: (QA8)
TOTAL%
1) Believing firmly in the "Empty Tomb"95.1
2) Seeing these events as the high points in the work of redemption3519.7
3) Condemning Easter eggs and the Easter bunny42.2
4) Living so as to bring about Christ's Second Coming3318.5
5) Understanding how these mysteries prove Christ's divine power9754.5
Missing820 
TOTAL178100.0
587) Christ founded the one, true Church because He wanted thereby: (QA9)
TOTAL%
1) To satisfy man's desire for religious fellowship147.7
2) To unite all men with Himself to glorify the Father13272.5
3) To save all men through a visible society158.2
4) To distribute the graces of redemption179.3
5) To prove that all other religions are man-made42.2
Missing816 
TOTAL182100.0
588) The chief reasons we must respect our body is because: (QA10)
TOTAL%
1) Our body "gets even" if we fail to take care of it63.2
2) Our body is a holy temple of God destined for immortality5026.9
3) Our body is the instrument of our soul4825.8
4) Our body was created by God6434.4
5) Our body works better when properly cared for189.7
Missing812 
TOTAL186100.0
589) The Holy Eucharist is the greatest of the sacraments because: (QB1)
TOTAL%
1) It nourishes our soul with Christ's own life3419.0
2) It rewards us for living a virtuous life105.6
3) It unites us most intimately with Christ3821.2
4) It consoles us with the comfort of Christ's presence1910.6
5) It contains Christ's body and blood, soul and divinity7843.6
Missing819 
TOTAL179100.0
590) The sacrament of Confirmation is intended most of all: (QB2)
TOTAL%
1) To strengthen the Christian as a soldier of Christ10559.3
2) To make the Christian ready to fight for his religion63.4
3) To prepare the Christian to take part in the work of the Church169.0
4) To complete the consecration of the Christian begun in Baptism3922.0
5) To conclude the formal instructions in the Catholic religion116.2
Missing821 
TOTAL177100.0
591) We can best show due respect to our bodies by: (QB3)
TOTAL%
1) Regarding the body as the co-principle of our life in Christ7240.7
2) Keeping the body fit to avoid suffering and ill health74.0
3) Making our body serve the best interests of the soul5933.3
4) Building up our body as an efficient "machine"10.6
5) Taking proper care of our life and health3821.5
Missing821 
TOTAL177100.0
592) The seven sacraments are best understood as: (QB4)
TOTAL%
1) Direct encounters with Christ at critical moments in our lives2514.3
2) Material symbols which remind us of God's spiritual grace4022.9
3) Automatic dispensers of the graces of Redemption105.7
4) Sensible signs producing grace in the souls of the worthy3117.7
5) Means of sanctification instituted by Christ6939.4
Missing823 
TOTAL175100.0
593) The best way to treat venial sin is: (QB5)
TOTAL%
1) To hate the suggestion of insulting God by any sin3922.3
2) To be careful lest venial sins add up to a mortal sin3117.7
3) To fear to offend God even in the slightest matters4726.9
4) To realize that venial sin is unworthy of a Christian3821.7
5) To reject the brief pleasure held out by sin2011.4
Missing823 
TOTAL175100.0
594) Children can best fulfill their duties toward their parents by: (QB6)
TOTAL%
1) Doing their best to please them3319.3
2) Praying to God for them3319.3
3) Helping them in all their needs3319.3
4) Imitating their good example4325.1
5) Confiding in them at all times2917.0
Missing827 
TOTAL171100.0
595) The principal effect of the sacrament of Extreme Unction (Anointing of the Sick) is: (QB7)
TOTAL%
1) To prepare the soul to face death9755.7
2) To assure the dying person of Church burial10.6
3) To remove the last traces of sin5531.6
4) To heal both the body and the soul169.2
5) To console the family of the dying person52.9
Missing824 
TOTAL174100.0
596) We can best cooperate with the graces of Confirmation by: (QB8)
TOTAL%
1) Fighting fearlessly for the rights of the Church95.2
2) Studying hard to pass the test before Confirmation52.9
3) Entering fully into the sacramental life of the Church6537.8
4) Defending our faith when called upon to do so4727.3
5) Devoting ourselves where possible to the works of the Church4626.7
Missing826 
TOTAL172100.0
597) We should look forward to heaven with joy because: (QB9)
TOTAL%
1) We shall have eternal pleasure without interruption179.8
2) We shall see God face to face7141.0
3) We shall know and love God as He knows and loves Himself5833.5
4) We shall no longer have to suffer105.8
5) We shall be completely happy there179.8
Missing825 
TOTAL173100.0
598) The Bible teaching that God created man "in his own image and likeness" means: (QB10)
TOTAL%
1) Man's spiritual powers of intellect and will are Godlike2514.4
2) All men are equal in God's eyes9755.7
3) Man's soul somehow looks like God42.3
4) Man's spirit has a capacity for the divine137.5
5) Man reflects the qualities of God3520.1
Missing824 
TOTAL174100.0
599) The chief point of the Old Testament prophecies concerning the coming Redeemer is that the Messias would: (QC1)
TOTAL%
1) Reopen the gates of heaven10050.0
2) Belong to the Jewish race73.5
3) Proclaim the glad tidings of the Kingdom2613.0
4) Repair the damage done by sin5929.5
5) Conquer the enemies of Israel84.0
Missing798 
TOTAL200100.0
600) When we pray our chief concern should be: (QC2)
TOTAL%
1) To grow in the love of God15776.6
2) To lead a better moral life3014.6
3) To keep our mind on what we are saying52.4
4) To obtain favors, if it be God's will94.4
5) To drive away the devil42.0
Missing793 
TOTAL205100.0
601) The liturgy (Mass, Sacraments, etc.) may best be described as: (QC3)
TOTAL%
1) The Body of Christ worshipping the Trinity6833.2
2) The prayer life of the people of God5225.4
3) The vestments and sacred music used in Church31.5
4) The greatest religious drama ever enacted2612.7
5) The official public worship of the Church5627.3
Missing793 
TOTAL205100.0
602) We prove our love for God especially by: (QC4)
TOTAL%
1) Repaying His love for us with gratitude2713.3
2) Never missing our daily prayers73.4
3) Avoiding sin and keeping His commandments14169.5
4) Seeking to love Him on account of His goodness2713.3
5) Forgetting ourselves and going against our natural desires10.5
Missing795 
TOTAL203100.0
603) The chief value of the life, sufferings and death of our Lord is that He hereby: (QC5)
TOTAL%
1) Earned for us God's grace and everlasting life8139.7
2) Showed his unlimited love for us7335.8
3) Taught us how to live, suffer and die2411.8
4) Set us free from sin and sin's penalty2311.3
5) Proved to doubters that He was a real man31.5
Missing794 
TOTAL204100.0
604) The best way to join in the liturgy (Mass, Sacraments, etc.) is: (QC6)
TOTAL%
1) To attend church services regularly8441.0
2) To read about the vestments, music and ceremonies42.0
3) To follow the rites and rituals in approved books199.3
4) To learn how to serve Mass or help in the sacristy31.5
5) To take an active part in performing the liturgical acts9546.3
Missing793 
TOTAL205100.0
605) The finest way to show gratitude for the grace of Baptism is to: (QC7)
TOTAL%
1) Pray that others might be as fortunate as we are188.9
2) Use our baptismal right to receive the other sacraments5426.7
3) Refuse to associate with non-baptized persons10.5
4) Live fully the Christ-like life which Baptism confers6934.2
5) Do our best to remain in the state of grace6029.7
Missing796 
TOTAL202100.0
606) We should receive Holy Communion often because: (QC8)
TOTAL%
1) We are rewarded for living a virtuous life94.5
2) We are nourished and strengthened by this food of our souls11757.9
3) We become more like Christ through sacramental contact with Him4622.8
4) We are inspired to be very holy31.5
5) We thus honor Christ, the author of this sacrament2713.4
Missing796 
TOTAL202100.0
607) The strongest reason for observing the Ten Commandments is because: (QC9)
TOTAL%
1) They will give us peace of soul and a good conscience10551.2
2) They will give instructions in the practice of charity83.9
3) They will tell us what to do and what to avoid4722.9
4) They will give us a detailed blueprint to follow115.4
5) They will help us over rough spots on the way to heaven3416.6
Missing793 
TOTAL205100.0
608) The best explanation of why God created the world and all it contains is because God wanted: (QC10)
TOTAL%
1) To overcome his loneliness42.0
2) To make creatures subject to Him104.9
3) To reveal His unlimited goodness3818.5
4) To manifest His great glory outwardly199.3
5) To share His goodness with others13465.4
Missing793 
TOTAL205100.0
609) When we say that the only-begotten Son of God "became man for our sakes" we mean that the Second Person became man: (QD1)
TOTAL%
1) To set us a good example147.0
2) To rescue us from the devil10.5
3) To teach us the ways of Salvation3215.9
4) To make us the children of God5125.4
5) To redeem us from sin10351.2
Missing797 
TOTAL201100.0
610) The most important reason why the religious take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience is: (QD2)
TOTAL%
1) To follow more completely the way outlined by Christ12963.9
2) The free themselves from worldly cares and concerns3617.8
3) To insure the efficient operation of religious organizations63.0
4) To devote themselves more perfectly to the practice of charity2713.4
5) To inspire them with a dislike for worldly things42.0
Missing796 
TOTAL202100.0
611) Heaven may best be understood as: (QD3)
TOTAL%
1) An eternal chorus of praise and adoration136.5
2) A loving, personal union with the Blessed Trinity8441.8
3) A state of eternal blessedness6733.3
4) A never-ending feast without boredom73.5
5) Unending possession of the Beatific Vision3014.9
Missing797 
TOTAL201100.0
612) The chief reason why work is necessary for man is because: (QD4)
TOTAL%
1) Work in a special way gives glory to God6733.8
2) Work makes man self-reliant and independent4120.7
3) Work is the natural condition of man in this life5125.8
4) Work serves as a penance for our sins115.6
5) Work brings satisfaction for a job well done2814.1
Missing800 
TOTAL198100.0
613) The best time to call a priest when someone is sick is: (QD5)
TOTAL%
1) When there is some doubt about the right to Church burial10.5
2) When the person is near death3517.7
3) When the family is in need of consolation3216.2
4) When the person is seriously ill11256.6
5) When the doctor decides there is no hope189.1
Missing800 
TOTAL198100.0
614) We can best cooperate with a priest in performing his sacred ministry by: (QD6)
TOTAL%
1) Honoring him as God's representative, "Another Christ"5729.2
2) Helping him in his ministry in whatever way we can6432.8
3) Taking part in his priestly acts at Mass and through the sacraments5226.7
4) Defending the priest against all objections21.0
5) Assisting the priest in parish activities2010.3
Missing803 
TOTAL195100.0
615) A couple about to be married should regard the sacrament of Matrimony as: (QD7)
TOTAL%
1) An abiding union of bodies and souls continually blessed by God6030.2
2) A sacred partnership to make their love holy3517.6
3) A pledge of loyalty to the directions of the Church31.5
4) A source of grace and blessing to each partner2311.6
5) A bond uniting them as a couple to God in a special way7839.2
Missing799 
TOTAL199100.0
616) When we accept the teaching of the Church, we profess our faith in: (QD8)
TOTAL%
1) The oldest and largest Church in the world3417.2
2) The authority of the Pope and bishops3015.2
3) Divine revelation as guaranteed by the Church3115.7
4) The word of God enlivened by the Holy Spirit10050.5
5) The pastor and Sisters in the parochial school31.5
Missing800 
TOTAL198100.0
617) The Fourth Commandment is primarily concerned with: (QD9)
TOTAL%
1) Relations between God our Father and His loving children4522.6
2) Community relationships of all kinds157.5
3) Relations of obedience between parents and minor children2914.6
4) All relations between parents and children8944.7
5) All relations between superiors and subjects2110.6
Missing799 
TOTAL199100.0
618) Young men and women during their pre-marriage days should be: (QD10)
TOTAL%
1) Considerate by regarding each as other as possible marriage partners5728.8
2) Wide-ranging in their choice of friends and acquaintances2412.1
3) Interested in learning all about marriage from experts94.5
4) Cautious lest they be led into sin3316.7
5) Common-sense in dealing with each other before marriage7537.9
Missing800 
TOTAL198100.0
619) The chief reason we love and honor Mary is because: (QE1)
TOTAL%
1) She helps us to stay pure31.6
2) She is one of the most perfect of God's creatures105.5
3) She is the most admired woman who ever lived21.1
4) She has been appointed by God to be our spiritual mother4826.2
5) She is the Mother of God and therefore deserves highest honor12065.6
Missing815 
TOTAL183100.0
620) The best way to preserve the virtue of chastity (purity) is: (QE2)
TOTAL%
1) To protect one's good reputation at all costs116.0
2) To avoid anything that might cause regrets later on137.1
3) To be unselfish, self-controlled and considerate in all one's actions2111.5
4) To avoid all occasions of sin and to resist temptation7943.2
5) To treat one's body and the bodies of others with reverence5932.2
Missing815 
TOTAL183100.0
621) We make the best use of private property when we: (QE3)
TOTAL%
1) Are thrifty and conscientious in our use of property4122.4
2) Are openhanded toward our neighbor who is in need4524.6
3) Regard ourselves as stewards to whom God has lent property7440.4
4) Avoid theft and other willful violations against justice147.7
5) Are content with our state in life and do not try to change it94.9
Missing815 
TOTAL183100.0
622) The chief value of truthfulness is: (QE4)
TOTAL%
1) It gives us the reputation for honesty189.9
2) It directs our life toward truth10155.8
3) It makes our character noble168.8
4) It leads others to trust us3821.0
5) It keeps us from worrying over lies84.4
Missing817 
TOTAL181100.0
623) We should practice the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy: (QE5)
TOTAL%
1) Constantly, at least in intention8144.8
2) Whenever called upon to do so by those in authority84.4
3) As often as we receive recognition for our generosity52.8
4) As often as our circumstances allow7541.4
5) Whenever we tend to be selfish and self-centered126.6
Missing817 
TOTAL181100.0
624) Sanctifying grace or the grace-life may best be explained as: (QE6)
TOTAL%
1) A special gift of God making the soul pleasing to Him9754.2
2) The personal possession of God Himself1810.1
3) An attitude of friendship between the soul and God4223.5
4) A safe and sure ticket to heaven95.0
5) A spiritual garment clothing the soul with beauty137.3
Missing819 
TOTAL179100.0
625) We best prove our love and devotion to Mary, the Mother of God by: (QE7)
TOTAL%
1) Trusting in her as our loving mother3116.9
2) Conforming our lives to the teachings of her divine son9853.6
3) Honoring her as the world's greatest woman105.5
4) Being pure in thought, word and deed4223.0
5) Admiring her excellence and singing her praises21.1
Missing815 
TOTAL183100.0
626) The chief value of prayer is: (QE8)
TOTAL%
1) It unites us with God12468.1
2) It wins for us rich graces42.2
3) It gives us peace of soul2111.5
4) It inspires us with good thoughts63.3
5) It strengthens us against evil2714.8
Missing816 
TOTAL182100.0
627) The most important act of a person going to confession is: (QE9)
TOTAL%
1) A sincere sorrow for sin inspired by the love of God12970.9
2) An exact examination of conscience before confession137.1
3) The humble acknowledgement of his sins to Christ's representative158.2
4) Doing a penance in atonement of for his sins1910.4
5) Feeling sad and depressed because of his sins63.3
Missing816 
TOTAL182100.0
628) Being born with Original Sin means: (QE10)
TOTAL%
1) Our natures are diseased by sin95.0
2) It is only natural for us to sin179.5
3) We have a strong inclination to sin1910.6
4) We share in Adam's guilt10860.3
5) We lack the life of grace2614.5
Missing819 
TOTAL179100.0
629) I-RACE: Race: record - do not ask (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White90692.8
2) Negro151.5
3) Puerto Rican262.7
4) Other (specify)293.0
Missing22 
TOTAL976100.0
630) I-INCOME: For statistical purposes only, we need to know your total family income for 1966. Which best represents all the money the members of this household either earned or received from salary or wages or other sources such as pensions, stocks and bonds, real estate and other investments in 1966 before taxes? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
2) Under $5,00018219.1
3) $5,000 to $6,99919420.4
4) $7,000 to $9,99929631.1
5) $10,000 to $14,99919920.9
6) $15,000 to $19,999454.7
7) $20,000 and over353.7
Missing47 
TOTAL951100.0
631) I-ATTEND: About how often do you go to church? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Occasionally on Sundays and/or holidays21022.2
2) Regularly on Sundays and holidays53856.8
3) Besides Sundays and holidays, 1 to 3 times a month when not obliged to12413.1
4) Besides Sundays and holidays, 2 to 3 times a week when not obliged to424.4
5) Besides Sundays and holidays, 4 or more times a week when not obliged to333.5
Missing51 
TOTAL947100.0
632) I-MARITAL: Are you married or single? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married85886.8
2) Single767.7
3) Widowed424.2
4) Divorced131.3
Missing9 
TOTAL989100.0
633) I-EDUC: What was the last grade of school you attended? (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less15916.1
2) Some high school16016.2
3) High school graduate39039.6
4) Some college15515.7
5) College graduate727.3
6) Post graduate495.0
Missing13 
TOTAL985100.0