Notre Dame Study of Catholic Parish Life: the Pastors Sample, 1983

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Parish ID (PARID1)
TOTAL%
1) Parish 1, MA12.9
2) Parish 1, MD12.9
3) Parish 1, KS12.9
4) Parish 1, MS12.9
5) Parish 1, MT12.9
6) Parish 1, RI12.9
7) Parish 2, MA12.9
8) Parish 1, IL12.9
9) Parish 1, LA12.9
10) Parish 1, WA12.9
11) Parish 2, WA12.9
12) Parish 1, VA12.9
13) Parish 1, NC12.9
15) Parish 1, WI12.9
16) Parish 2, LA12.9
17) Parish 3, MA12.9
18) Parish 3, WA12.9
19) Parish 1, TX12.9
20) Parish 2, MD12.9
21) Parish 4, MA12.9
22) Parish 3, LA12.9
23) Parish 3, MD12.9
24) Parish 2, IL12.9
25) Parish 1, OR12.9
26) Parish 2, KS12.9
27) Parish 1, CO12.9
28) Parish 1, ID12.9
29) Parish 5, MA12.9
30) Parish 2, CO12.9
31) Parish 3, IL12.9
32) Parish 4, WA12.9
33) Parish 2, TX12.9
34) Parish 2, CO12.9
35) Parish 5, WA12.9
36) Parish 2, MT12.9
TOTAL35100.0
2) What month were you first assigned to this parish as pastor? (ASSIGN1)
TOTAL%
1) January25.7
3) March12.9
5) May25.7
6) June411.4
7) July720.0
8) August1028.6
9) September25.7
10) October12.9
11) November38.6
12) December38.6
TOTAL35100.0
3) What year were you first assigned to this parish as pastor? - 19__ (ASSIGN2)
TOTAL%
35) 12.9
66) 12.9
68) 12.9
71) 12.9
73) 25.7
74) 25.7
75) 38.6
76) 25.7
77) 38.6
78) 411.4
79) 411.4
80) 12.9
81) 25.7
82) 411.4
83) 411.4
TOTAL35100.0
4) Were you ever previously assigned to this parish in any other capacity? (PREVCAP)
TOTAL%
0) Yes3291.4
1) No38.6
TOTAL35100.0
5) Please list your previous assignments. - First previous position (PREVCAP1)
TOTAL%
3) Associate or assistant pastor38.6
88) Not applicable3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
6) Please list the year you began your previous assignments. - First previous position - 19_ (PREVBGN)
TOTAL%
60) 12.9
74) 12.9
80) 12.9
88) Not applic3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
7) Please list the year you ended your previous assignments. - First previous position - 19_ (PREVEND)
TOTAL%
69) 12.9
75) 12.9
80) 12.9
88) Not applic3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
8) When you were growing up, did you live in this parish and/or attend the parish school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No, I neither lived in the parish nor attended the school.3291.4
3) I lived in the parish and attended the school.38.6
TOTAL35100.0
9) How long, altogether, did you live in this parish? - Years (LIVEPAR1)
TOTAL%
15) 12.9
19) 12.9
41) 12.9
88) Not applic3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
10) How long, altogether, did you live in this parish? - Months (LIVEPAR2)
TOTAL%
6) 13.1
88) Not applic3196.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
11) Altogether, how long did you attend the parish school? - Years (YRATTEND)
TOTAL%
8) 38.6
88) Not applic3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
12) In general, how attached to this parish do you feel? (ATTCHYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Not attached at all12.9
2) Somewhat attached1337.1
3) Very attached2160.0
TOTAL35100.0
13) In general, how attached to this parish is the average parishioner? (ATTCHPAR)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat attached1337.1
3) Very attached2262.9
TOTAL35100.0
14) How upsetting would it be if you were to move from this parish very soon? (UPSET)
TOTAL%
1) Very upsetting925.7
2) Mildly upsetting1748.6
3) Not very upsetting617.1
4) Not upsetting at all38.6
TOTAL35100.0
15) Think of the five persons who are your closest friends. How many of these friends are also - Parishioners in this parish? (FRIEND1)
TOTAL%
0) None1029.4
1) One720.6
2) Two617.6
3) Three720.6
4) Four12.9
5) Five38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
16) Think of the five persons who are your closest friends. How many of these friends are also - Members of your parish staff? (FRIEND2)
TOTAL%
0) None1545.5
1) One1339.4
2) Two26.1
3) Three26.1
4) Four13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
17) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - It's his/her parish; he/she lives in this neighborhood. (PARISH1)
TOTAL%
0) No2571.4
1) Yes1028.6
TOTAL35100.0
18) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - Quality of friendliness and/or concern among members of our parish (PARISH2)
TOTAL%
0) No2160.0
1) Yes1440.0
TOTAL35100.0
19) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The opportunities for becoming a lay leader in our congregation (PARISH3)
TOTAL%
0) No3394.3
1) Yes25.7
TOTAL35100.0
20) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The atmosphere of the Church building (PARISH4)
TOTAL%
0) No3497.1
1) Yes12.9
TOTAL35100.0
21) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The quality of pastoral care and concern provided by the parish priests (PARISH5)
TOTAL%
0) No3188.6
1) Yes411.4
TOTAL35100.0
22) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The quality of the preaching at Mass (PARISH6)
TOTAL%
0) No3394.3
1) Yes25.7
TOTAL35100.0
23) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The opportunities for parishioners to participate in community service (PARISH7)
TOTAL%
0) No3394.3
1) Yes25.7
TOTAL35100.0
24) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The "status" of our parish (PARISH8)
TOTAL%
0) No3394.3
1) Yes25.7
TOTAL35100.0
25) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The style of worship that is typical of the parish (PARISH9)
TOTAL%
0) No3188.6
1) Yes411.4
TOTAL35100.0
26) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The fact that many of his/her friends and/or relatives belong to this parish (PARISH10)
TOTAL%
0) No3188.6
1) Yes411.4
TOTAL35100.0
27) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - The opportunity to get his/her children into the parish school (PARISH11)
TOTAL%
0) No3497.1
1) Yes12.9
TOTAL35100.0
28) What is the most important reason an average parishioner has for being attracted to this parish? - Other reasons (PARISH12)
TOTAL%
0) No other reasons2674.3
1) Distance from the nearest parish38.6
2) Ethnicity of parish25.7
3) Types of ministries12.9
8) No other response38.6
TOTAL35100.0
29) A pastor has so many demands placed on his time that he cannot do many of the things he would like to do. How often are you able to visit any parishioners in their homes for the following reasons? - Professional visitation (VISIT1)
TOTAL%
1) Never12.9
2) Seldom2160.0
3) Frequently1234.3
4) Once a week12.9
TOTAL35100.0
30) A pastor has so many demands placed on his time that he cannot do many of the things he would like to do. How often are you able to visit any parishioners in their homes for the following reasons? - Communion call (VISIT2)
TOTAL%
2) Seldom1131.4
3) Frequently1645.7
4) Once a week822.9
TOTAL35100.0
31) A pastor has so many demands placed on his time that he cannot do many of the things he would like to do. How often are you able to visit any parishioners in their homes for the following reasons? - Social call (VISIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Never25.9
2) Seldom2161.8
3) Frequently617.6
4) Once a week514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
32) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Before or after Mass (SETING1)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked first2790.0
2) Ranked second13.3
3) Ranked third13.3
8) Ranked eighth13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
33) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Meetings related to parish school functions (SETING2)
TOTAL%
2) Ranked second624.0
3) Ranked third312.0
4) Ranked fourth28.0
5) Ranked fifth14.0
7) Ranked seventh14.0
8) Ranked eighth312.0
12) Ranked twelfth28.0
13) Ranked thirteenth28.0
88) Not applicable520.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
34) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Meetings of the parish council (SETING3)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked first13.2
2) Ranked second26.5
3) Ranked third722.6
4) Ranked fourth412.9
5) Ranked fifth26.5
6) Ranked sixth412.9
7) Ranked seventh26.5
8) Ranked eighth412.9
9) Ranked ninth26.5
10) Ranked tenth13.2
88) Not applicable26.5
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
35) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Counseling situations (SETING4)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked first13.6
2) Ranked second27.1
3) Ranked third27.1
4) Ranked fourth27.1
5) Ranked fifth27.1
6) Ranked sixth517.9
7) Ranked seventh621.4
8) Ranked eighth27.1
9) Ranked ninth27.1
10) Ranked tenth13.6
11) Ranked eleventh13.6
12) Ranked twelfth27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
36) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Home visits (SETING5)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked first13.6
2) Ranked second414.3
3) Ranked third27.1
4) Ranked fourth310.7
5) Ranked fifth517.9
6) Ranked sixth310.7
7) Ranked seventh310.7
8) Ranked eighth13.6
9) Ranked ninth27.1
10) Ranked tenth13.6
11) Ranked eleventh27.1
12) Ranked twelfth13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
37) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Liturgy preparation (SETING6)
TOTAL%
3) Ranked third13.6
4) Ranked fourth13.6
5) Ranked fifth27.1
6) Ranked sixth27.1
7) Ranked seventh414.3
8) Ranked eighth310.7
9) Ranked ninth517.9
10) Ranked tenth13.6
11) Ranked eleventh725.0
12) Ranked twelfth27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
38) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Physical plant maintenance (SETING7)
TOTAL%
4) Ranked fourth13.3
5) Ranked fifth26.7
6) Ranked sixth413.3
7) Ranked seventh13.3
8) Ranked eighth26.7
9) Ranked ninth26.7
10) Ranked tenth26.7
11) Ranked eleventh723.3
12) Ranked twelfth26.7
13) Ranked thirteenth723.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
39) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Marriage preparation (SETING8)
TOTAL%
2) Ranked second13.4
3) Ranked third13.4
4) Ranked fourth310.3
5) Ranked fifth310.3
6) Ranked sixth517.2
7) Ranked seventh26.9
8) Ranked eighth413.8
9) Ranked ninth13.4
10) Ranked tenth724.1
12) Ranked twelfth26.9
Missing6 
TOTAL29100.0
40) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Spiritual direction (SETING9)
TOTAL%
4) Ranked fourth13.7
5) Ranked fifth414.8
6) Ranked sixth13.7
7) Ranked seventh311.1
8) Ranked eighth27.4
9) Ranked ninth622.2
10) Ranked tenth311.1
11) Ranked eleventh414.8
12) Ranked twelfth13.7
13) Ranked thirteenth27.4
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
41) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Prayer group/auxiliaries (SETING10)
TOTAL%
3) Ranked third415.4
4) Ranked fourth27.7
5) Ranked fifth27.7
6) Ranked sixth13.8
7) Ranked seventh311.5
8) Ranked eighth27.7
9) Ranked ninth311.5
10) Ranked tenth415.4
11) Ranked eleventh27.7
12) Ranked twelfth27.7
88) Not applicable13.8
Missing9 
TOTAL26100.0
42) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - Meetings of parish societies and organizations (SETING11)
TOTAL%
1) Ranked first13.3
2) Ranked second1240.0
3) Ranked third516.7
4) Ranked fourth516.7
5) Ranked fifth13.3
7) Ranked seventh26.7
8) Ranked eighth13.3
10) Ranked tenth26.7
12) Ranked twelfth13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
43) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - CCD instruction (SETING12)
TOTAL%
2) Ranked second310.3
3) Ranked third517.2
4) Ranked fourth517.2
5) Ranked fifth310.3
6) Ranked sixth26.9
7) Ranked seventh13.4
8) Ranked eighth13.4
9) Ranked ninth26.9
10) Ranked tenth13.4
11) Ranked eleventh13.4
12) Ranked twelfth413.8
88) Not applicable13.4
Missing6 
TOTAL29100.0
44) In which of the following settings do you most frequently come into contact with parishioners? - In social-action programs (SETING13)
TOTAL%
2) Ranked second13.8
4) Ranked fourth13.8
5) Ranked fifth311.5
6) Ranked sixth311.5
7) Ranked seventh13.8
8) Ranked eighth27.7
9) Ranked ninth27.7
10) Ranked tenth415.4
11) Ranked eleventh27.7
12) Ranked twelfth311.5
13) Ranked thirteenth415.4
Missing9 
TOTAL26100.0
45) Would you like to have more opportunities for informal contact with parishioners? (CNTCTYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more contact would be desirable.3188.6
2) I have enough contact already.38.6
3) No, informal contact is less important than other tasks I must do.12.9
TOTAL35100.0
46) Do you think the average parishioner would want to have more informal contact with you? (CNTCTPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2985.3
2) Present amount of contact is probably satisfactory.411.8
3) No12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
47) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Death of a family member (HELP1)
TOTAL%
1) Friends824.2
2) Parish staff2472.7
4) Friends/parish13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
48) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Severe marital problems (HELP2)
TOTAL%
1) Friends39.1
2) Parish staff2266.7
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish721.2
6) Parish/other professionals13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
49) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Alcohol/drug abuse (HELP3)
TOTAL%
1) Friends411.8
2) Parish staff823.5
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish2161.8
5) Friends/other professionals12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
50) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Unemployment (HELP4)
TOTAL%
1) Friends720.6
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish2573.5
4) Friends/parish12.9
5) Friends/other professionals12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
51) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Counseling at time of sickness (HELP5)
TOTAL%
1) Friends514.7
2) Parish staff2779.4
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
52) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Severe money problems (HELP6)
TOTAL%
1) Friends1236.4
2) Parish staff824.2
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish1236.4
5) Friends/other professionals13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
53) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Unwanted pregnancy (HELP7)
TOTAL%
1) Friends926.5
2) Parish staff926.5
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish1544.1
6) Parish/other professionals12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
54) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Religious education for themselves (HELP8)
TOTAL%
2) Parish staff34100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
55) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Support for faith (HELP9)
TOTAL%
1) Friends617.6
2) Parish staff2882.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
56) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Premarital counseling or renewal counseling (HELP10)
TOTAL%
1) Friends13.0
2) Parish staff3193.9
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
57) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Family problems (HELP11)
TOTAL%
1) Friends927.3
2) Parish staff1854.5
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish515.2
4) Friends/parish13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
58) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Religious education for children (HELP12)
TOTAL%
2) Parish staff34100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
59) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Opportunities to serve others (HELP13)
TOTAL%
1) Friends38.8
2) Parish staff2470.6
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish617.6
6) Parish/other professionals12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
60) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - A place to express their doubts without fear of judgment (HELP14)
TOTAL%
1) Friends1442.4
2) Parish staff1751.5
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
61) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. To whom would most of them turn if they had the following needs? - Handling of painful memories (HELP15)
TOTAL%
1) Friends1754.8
2) Parish staff1238.7
3) Professionals or agencies outside the parish26.5
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
62) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Severe marital problems (LIKHLP1)
TOTAL%
1) Likely721.2
2) Unlikely26.1
8) Not applicable2472.7
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
63) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Alcohol/drug abuse (LIKHLP2)
TOTAL%
1) Likely1648.5
2) Unlikely618.2
8) Not applicable1133.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
64) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Unemployment (LIKHLP3)
TOTAL%
1) Likely1750.0
2) Unlikely823.5
8) Not applicable926.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
65) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Counseling at time of sickness (LIKHLP4)
TOTAL%
1) Likely38.8
8) Not applicable3191.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
66) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Severe money problems (LIKHLP5)
TOTAL%
1) Likely721.2
2) Unlikely515.2
8) Not applicable2163.6
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
67) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Unwanted pregnancy (LIKHLP6)
TOTAL%
1) Likely1030.3
2) Unlikely618.2
8) Not applicable1751.5
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
68) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Premarital counseling or marital renewal counseling (LIKHLP7)
TOTAL%
2) Unlikely13.0
8) Not applicable3297.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
69) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Family problems (LIKHLP8)
TOTAL%
1) Likely411.8
2) Unlikely25.9
8) Not applicable2882.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
70) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Opportunities to serve others (LIKHLP9)
TOTAL%
1) Likely515.2
2) Unlikely13.0
8) Not applicable2781.8
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
71) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - A place to express their doubts without fear of judgment (LIKHLP10)
TOTAL%
2) Unlikely26.1
8) Not applicable3193.9
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
72) At one time, it is said, people turned to their parish or priest for help on all sorts of things. Nowadays, many parishes do not provide such help or people prefer to seek help elsewhere. They turn to friends, special agencies or professionals outside the parish. Think about the people in your parish. How likely would they be to use a service from your parish if they had the following needs? - Handling of painful memories (LIKHLP11)
TOTAL%
1) Likely515.2
8) Not applicable2884.8
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
73) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Enhancing the religious education of preteens (RESORC1)
TOTAL%
2) Give less attention13.2
3) Give as much attention as now2064.5
4) Give more attention412.9
5) Give much more attention619.4
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
74) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Enhancing the religious education of teenagers (RESORC2)
TOTAL%
3) Give as much attention as now1133.3
4) Give more attention824.2
5) Give much more attention1442.4
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
75) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Enhancing the religious education of adults (RESORC3)
TOTAL%
3) Give as much attention as now515.2
4) Give more attention1133.3
5) Give much more attention1751.5
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
76) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Making converts and/or reclaiming Church dropouts (RESORC4)
TOTAL%
2) Give less attention12.9
3) Give as much attention as now514.3
4) Give more attention1028.6
5) Give much more attention1954.3
TOTAL35100.0
77) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Helping poor people within the parish (RESORC5)
TOTAL%
2) Give less attention12.9
3) Give as much attention as now1851.4
4) Give more attention1131.4
5) Give much more attention514.3
TOTAL35100.0
78) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Helping poor people outside the parish (RESORC6)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention25.7
2) Give less attention617.1
3) Give as much attention as now1234.3
4) Give more attention720.0
5) Give much more attention822.9
TOTAL35100.0
79) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Improving liturgy (RESORC7)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention13.0
2) Give less attention13.0
3) Give as much attention as now927.3
4) Give more attention1339.4
5) Give much more attention927.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
80) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Improving the social life of the parish (RESORC8)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention12.9
2) Give less attention25.9
3) Give as much attention as now1338.2
4) Give more attention926.5
5) Give much more attention926.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
81) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Improving contacts with non-Catholic churches within our neighborhood (RESORC9)
TOTAL%
1) Give much less attention12.9
2) Give less attention12.9
3) Give as much attention as now1542.9
4) Give more attention1337.1
5) Give much more attention514.3
TOTAL35100.0
82) Given limited resources within your parish, toward which of the following activities should the parish direct much of its attention? - Working to change unjust socioeconomic conditions (RESORC10)
TOTAL%
2) Give less attention514.3
3) Give as much attention as now1131.4
4) Give more attention1028.6
5) Give much more attention925.7
TOTAL35100.0
83) Are there any other activities toward which you would like to see the parish direct its attention? - First mention (ACTIVE1)
TOTAL%
0) No other priority1030.3
1) Improve parish government organization39.1
2) Family-oriented ministry824.2
3) Ministry to the sick, aged and bereaved13.0
4) Improve prayer and spirituality515.2
5) Nurture conservative social issues39.1
7) Improve physical plant39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
84) Are there any other activities toward which you would like to see the parish direct its attention? - Second mention (ACTIVE2)
TOTAL%
0) No other priority2472.7
1) Improve parish government organization26.1
4) Improve prayer and spirituality13.0
5) Nurture conservative social issues39.1
6) Improve financial support13.0
8) Train lay ministers26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
85) Are there any other activities toward which you would like to see the parish direct its attention? - Third mention (ACTIVE3)
TOTAL%
0) No other priority2884.8
1) Improve parish government organization13.0
5) Nurture conservative social issues13.0
6) Improve financial support26.1
8) Train lay ministers13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
86) What kind of things does your parish do best? - First mention (PARBEST1)
TOTAL%
2) Emphasize worship/liturgy/music414.3
7) Emphasize social and emotional support27.1
8) Emphasize Christian education13.6
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment13.6
29) Emphasize liturgy and prayer414.3
30) Emphasize music, liturgy and art13.6
34) Emphasize education, children's parish school13.6
35) Emphasize religious education to older people13.6
36) Emphasize service to the needy27.1
38) Emphasize ministry to the bereaved13.6
43) Emphasize financial support13.6
49) Emphasize lay ministries13.6
50) Collective community13.6
52) Special reference to community belief13.6
53) General emphasis on social functions310.7
54) General reference friendly13.6
60) Physical plant maintenance13.6
73) Special devotions13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
87) What kind of things does your parish do best? - Second mention (PARBEST2)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose414.3
2) Emphasize worship/liturgy/music13.6
7) Emphasize social and emotional support13.6
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment13.6
28) Emphasize Mass13.6
29) Emphasize liturgy and prayer27.1
34) Emphasize education, children's parish school27.1
35) Emphasize religious education to older people13.6
36) Emphasize service to the needy414.3
42) Emphasize ministry to the young13.6
46) Emphasize support life cycle13.6
49) Emphasize lay ministries13.6
51) Special reference to building community13.6
53) General emphasis on social functions517.9
54) General emphasis on friendly13.6
60) Physical plant maintenance13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
88) What kind of things does your parish do best? - Third mention (PARBEST3)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose828.6
1) Emphasize on Eucharist/sacrament13.6
6) Emphasize spiritual growth13.6
29) Emphasize liturgy and prayer27.1
33) Emphasize catechism, CCD27.1
34) Emphasize education, children's parish school27.1
35) Emphasize religious education to older people13.6
36) Emphasize service to the needy310.7
37) Emphasize aid to the elderly13.6
42) Emphasize ministry to the young27.1
49) Emphasize lay ministries27.1
54) General emphasis friendly13.6
55) General reference to doing good deeds13.6
85) Ethnic tradition13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
89) What kind of things does your parish do best? - Fourth mention (PARBEST4)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose1864.3
33) Emphasize Catechism, CCD13.6
36) Emphasize service to the needy27.1
37) Emphasize aid to the elderly13.6
49) Emphasize lay ministries13.6
51) Special reference to building community13.6
53) General emphasis on social functions13.6
54) General emphasis friendly13.6
55) General reference to doing good deeds13.6
77) Pre-CANA preparation13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
90) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - The Church requires that he/she attend. (REASON1)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant2777.1
1) Important822.9
TOTAL35100.0
91) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - Mainly, it is a habit. (REASON2)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant3188.6
1) Important411.4
TOTAL35100.0
92) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she wants to please or satisfy someone close to him/her (like a spouse or parent). (REASON3)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant35100.0
TOTAL35100.0
93) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she wants to set an example for his/her children. (REASON4)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant35100.0
TOTAL35100.0
94) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she enjoys being with other persons in our church. (REASON5)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant3188.6
1) Important411.4
TOTAL35100.0
95) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she enjoys taking part in the service itself and experiencing the liturgy. (REASON6)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant2262.9
1) Important1337.1
TOTAL35100.0
96) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she enjoys the feelings of meditating and communicating with God. (REASON7)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant3497.1
1) Important12.9
TOTAL35100.0
97) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she feels a need to hear God's word. (REASON8)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant3497.1
1) Important12.9
TOTAL35100.0
98) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - He/she feels a need to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. (REASON9)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant3291.4
1) Important38.6
TOTAL35100.0
99) People attend church for different reasons. What is the most important reason why an average parishioner attends Mass at your church? - Other reasons (REASON10)
TOTAL%
0) Unimportant3291.4
1) Important38.6
TOTAL35100.0
100) How do you think the average parishioner would rate the quality of your parish - Music? (PARQUAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory12.9
2) Could be improved1132.4
3) Generally satisfactory2264.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
101) How do you think the average parishioner would rate the quality of your parish - Readings? (PARQUAL2)
TOTAL%
2) Could be improved1647.1
3) Generally satisfactory1852.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
102) How do you think the average parishioner would rate the quality of your parish - Singing? (PARQUAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Generally unsatisfactory12.9
2) Could be improved1750.0
3) Generally satisfactory1647.1
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
103) How do you think the average parishioner would rate the quality of your parish - Prayers? (PARQUAL4)
TOTAL%
2) Could be improved1029.4
3) Generally satisfactory2470.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
104) How do you think the average parishioner would rate the quality of your parish - Ritual? (PARQUAL5)
TOTAL%
2) Could be improved720.6
3) Generally satisfactory2779.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
105) How do you think the average parishioner would describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday (or Saturday afternoon/evening) Mass at your parish church? First mention (HOMILY1)
TOTAL%
3) In between uninspiring and inspiring2160.0
4) More inspiring than uninspiring1440.0
TOTAL35100.0
106) How do you think the average parishioner would describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday (or Saturday afternoon/evening) Mass at your parish church? Second mention (HOMILY2)
TOTAL%
1) Dull12.9
2) Less dull1542.9
3) In between dull and interesting1440.0
4) More interesting than dull514.3
TOTAL35100.0
107) How do you think the average parishioner would describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday (or Saturday afternoon/evening) Mass at your parish church? Third mention (HOMILY3)
TOTAL%
1) Informative25.7
2) Less informative1954.3
3) In between informative and uninformative1337.1
4) More uninformative than informative12.9
TOTAL35100.0
108) How do you think the average parishioner would describe a typical homily that is given during Sunday (or Saturday afternoon/evening) Mass at your parish church? Fourth mention (HOMILY4)
TOTAL%
1) Helps faith to grow38.6
2) Less helps faith to grow1337.1
3) In between helps and does not help faith to grow1748.6
4) More not than helps faith to grow25.7
TOTAL35100.0
109) How much of a feeling of community is there in your parish? (FEELCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) There is no feeling of community.12.9
2) The parish shows some feeling of community.1440.0
3) The parish shows a strong feeling of community.2057.1
TOTAL35100.0
110) Are there any alienated or "marginal" groups within your parish? (OUTGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) No1131.4
1) Yes2468.6
TOTAL35100.0
111) Describe the groups that are alienated or "marginal" within your parish. - First mention (OUTGROP1)
TOTAL%
0) No such group1131.4
1) Clique control group38.6
2) Alienated from divinity laws38.6
3) Traditionalists617.1
4) Progressives25.7
5) Ethnic/minority411.4
7) Charismatics25.7
8) Newcomers, singles411.4
TOTAL35100.0
112) Describe the groups that are alienated or "marginal" within your parish. - Second mention (OUTGROP2)
TOTAL%
0) No such group2674.3
1) Clique control group12.9
2) Alienated from divinity laws25.7
3) Traditionalists25.7
4) Progressives12.9
6) Youths12.9
8) Newcomers, singles25.7
TOTAL35100.0
113) Are there many identifiable "communities" within your parish (e.g., base communities, mini-parishes, ethnic or regional groupings, etc.)? (COMUNIT)
TOTAL%
0) No2365.7
1) Yes1234.3
TOTAL35100.0
114) Describe the identifiable "communities" within your parish (e.g., base communities, mini-parishes, ethnic or regional groupings, etc.). - First mention (COMUNIT1)
TOTAL%
0) No communities2365.7
1) Movements38.6
2) Ethnic, racial group38.6
5) School parents25.7
6) Different groups for Masses12.9
7) Functional community25.7
8) Cliques that control12.9
TOTAL35100.0
115) Describe the identifiable "communities" within your parish (e.g., base communities, mini-parishes, ethnic or regional groupings, etc.). - Second mention (COMUNIT2)
TOTAL%
0) No communities3394.3
3) Traditionalists12.9
8) Cliques that control12.9
TOTAL35100.0
116) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Hymn-singing (MASS1)
TOTAL%
2) I do not mind.25.7
3) I am happy it has been added.3394.3
TOTAL35100.0
117) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Communal confession (MASS2)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish does not do this.1339.4
2) I do not mind.515.2
3) I am happy it has been added.1545.5
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
118) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Sign of peace (MASS3)
TOTAL%
1) I wish it were omitted.411.4
2) I do not mind.25.7
3) I am happy it has been added.2982.9
TOTAL35100.0
119) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Communion from cup (MASS4)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish does not do this.411.4
2) I do not mind.617.1
3) I am happy it has been added.2571.4
TOTAL35100.0
120) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Communion in hand (MASS5)
TOTAL%
1) I wish it were omitted.12.9
2) I do not mind.617.1
3) I am happy it has been added.2880.0
TOTAL35100.0
121) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Lay readers (MASS6)
TOTAL%
2) I do not mind.25.7
3) I am happy it has been added.3394.3
TOTAL35100.0
122) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Silence after readings and the homily (MASS7)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish does not do this.1028.6
2) I do not mind.617.1
3) I am happy it has been added.1954.3
TOTAL35100.0
123) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Lay men communion ministers (MASS8)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish does not do this.12.9
2) I do not mind.12.9
3) I am happy it has been added.3394.3
TOTAL35100.0
124) How do you feel about the following aspects of Mass? - Women communion ministers (MASS9)
TOTAL%
0) Our parish does not do this.25.7
2) I do not mind.514.3
3) I am happy it has been added.2880.0
TOTAL35100.0
125) In your judgment, what is the most important reason an average parishioner has for sending his/her child/children to the parish school? (PARSCHOL)
TOTAL%
0) We do not have a parish school.2057.1
1) The parish school offers better academic training than other schools.25.7
4) The parish school provides a more disciplined environment than other schools.12.9
5) The parish school displays more concern for the students than is true in other schools.411.4
6) The parish school teaches values parishioners want instilled in their children.822.9
TOTAL35100.0
126) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Less than $50 (CONTRB1)
TOTAL%
0) 621.4
1) 13.6
2) 13.6
3) 27.1
4) 13.6
5) 13.6
7) 13.6
10) 13.6
11) 13.6
20) 27.1
23) 13.6
24) 13.6
25) 27.1
26) 13.6
30) 13.6
39) 27.1
49) 13.6
50) 13.6
65) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
127) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $50 and $149 (CONTRB2)
TOTAL%
0) 310.7
2) 13.6
5) 310.7
6) 13.6
7) 13.6
10) 27.1
15) 27.1
17) 13.6
18) 13.6
20) 13.6
21) 27.1
24) 27.1
25) 27.1
26) 13.6
30) 13.6
34) 13.6
56) 13.6
60) 13.6
67) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
128) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $150 and $249 (CONTRB3)
TOTAL%
0) 310.7
4) 13.6
5) 27.1
10) 13.6
11) 310.7
13) 310.7
15) 27.1
17) 27.1
20) 27.1
25) 13.6
33) 13.6
34) 13.6
37) 13.6
40) 13.6
41) 13.6
60) 310.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
129) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $250 and $499 (CONTRB4)
TOTAL%
8) 13.6
10) 414.3
12) 13.6
15) 27.1
17) 13.6
18) 13.6
19) 13.6
20) 517.9
21) 13.6
22) 27.1
23) 13.6
24) 13.6
25) 310.7
28) 13.6
30) 13.6
50) 13.6
75) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
130) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $500 and $999 (CONTRB5)
TOTAL%
0) 13.6
2) 310.7
3) 27.1
4) 27.1
5) 27.1
6) 13.6
7) 27.1
8) 13.6
10) 310.7
14) 13.6
15) 13.6
16) 27.1
20) 310.7
25) 13.6
28) 13.6
35) 13.6
50) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
131) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $1,000 and $1,999 (CONTRB6)
TOTAL%
0) 932.1
1) 414.3
2) 310.7
3) 27.1
4) 13.6
5) 27.1
6) 27.1
8) 13.6
9) 13.6
10) 27.1
30) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
132) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $2,000 and $2,999 (CONTRB7)
TOTAL%
0) 1760.7
1) 310.7
2) 27.1
3) 13.6
4) 13.6
5) 13.6
10) 13.6
15) 13.6
30) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
133) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $3,000 and $4,999 (CONTRB8)
TOTAL%
0) 1864.3
1) 621.4
5) 310.7
10) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
134) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - Between $5,000 and $9,999 (CONTRB9)
TOTAL%
0) 2382.1
1) 310.7
2) 13.6
5) 13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
135) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to your parish last year? Be sure to include in your estimates all money contributed for tuition at your parish school (if any). - $10,000 and more (CONTRB10)
TOTAL%
0) 2692.9
1) 27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
136) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Less than $50 (CATACT1)
TOTAL%
0) 27.7
5) 27.7
10) 13.8
20) 13.8
25) 27.7
30) 13.8
40) 13.8
50) 311.5
51) 13.8
60) 13.8
65) 13.8
75) 13.8
80) 415.4
82) 13.8
87) 13.8
90) 13.8
95) 13.8
97) 13.8
Missing9 
TOTAL26100.0
137) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $50 and $149 (CATACT2)
TOTAL%
0) 13.8
2) 13.8
3) 13.8
5) 13.8
7) 13.8
10) 13.8
11) 13.8
15) 415.4
20) 27.7
25) 27.7
30) 415.4
40) 13.8
46) 13.8
49) 13.8
55) 13.8
60) 13.8
67) 13.8
75) 13.8
Missing9 
TOTAL26100.0
138) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $150 and $249 (CATACT3)
TOTAL%
0) 415.4
1) 27.7
3) 415.4
5) 415.4
10) 311.5
15) 13.8
20) 415.4
30) 13.8
32) 13.8
50) 13.8
75) 13.8
Missing9 
TOTAL26100.0
139) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $250 and $499 (CATACT4)
TOTAL%
0) 1040.0
1) 14.0
2) 28.0
4) 28.0
5) 312.0
10) 312.0
15) 14.0
20) 28.0
25) 14.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
140) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $500 and $999 (CATACT5)
TOTAL%
0) 1456.0
1) 416.0
3) 14.0
5) 312.0
10) 28.0
15) 14.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
141) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $1,000 and $1,999 (CATACT6)
TOTAL%
0) 2080.0
1) 28.0
3) 28.0
10) 14.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
142) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $2,000 and $2,999 (CATACT7)
TOTAL%
0) 2184.0
1) 28.0
2) 28.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
143) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $3,000 and $4,999 (CATACT8)
TOTAL%
0) 2496.0
1) 14.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
144) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - Between $5,000 and $9,999 (CATACT9)
TOTAL%
0) 2496.0
1) 14.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
145) What percentage of parish families contributed the following amounts to Catholic activities outside your parish last year? - $10,000 and more (CATACT10)
TOTAL%
0) 25100.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
146) In your judgment, how much do the various parishes in your community differ from one another? (DIFPAR)
TOTAL%
1) There are no other parishes in the community.1235.3
2) There are major basic difference among parishes.823.5
3) There are minor basic differences among parishes.926.5
4) There are really no basic differences among parishes.25.9
5) I have no idea about the extent of differences.38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
147) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO THOUGHT THERE WERE DIFFERENCES AMONG VARIOUS PARISHES IN THEIR COMMUNITY - What kinds of differences did you have in mind? - First mention (DIFPAR1)
TOTAL%
0) No difference13.0
1) Ethnicity, etc.515.2
2) Class, etc.13.0
3) Parish size13.0
5) Liturgy style721.2
6) School13.0
7) Shared responsibility26.1
8) Not applicable1545.5
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
148) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO THOUGHT THERE WERE DIFFERENCES AMONG VARIOUS PARISHES IN THEIR COMMUNITY - What kinds of differences did you have in mind? - Second mention (DIFPAR2)
TOTAL%
0) No difference926.5
2) Class, etc.38.8
3) Parish size12.9
5) Liturgy style12.9
7) Shared responsibility514.7
8) Not applicable1544.1
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
149) Does your parish encourage unchurched people to become members of the parish? (ENCOURG1)
TOTAL%
1) No efforts have been made to do this.617.6
2) Some efforts have been made to do this.1750.0
3) Continuing efforts have been made to do this.1132.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
150) Does your parish encourage inactive Catholics to become active in the parish? (ENCOURG2)
TOTAL%
1) No efforts have been made to do this.411.8
2) Some efforts have been made to do this.1750.0
3) Continuing efforts have been made to do this.1338.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
151) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THOUGHT EFFORTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO ENCOURAGE UNCHURCHED PEOPLE TO BECOME MEMBERS OF THE PARISH - What kinds of efforts have been made? (ENEFF1)
TOTAL%
0) No efforts have been made.12.9
1) Evangelists new925.7
2) Evangelists old925.7
3) Renewal, prayer meeting411.4
5) Inquiry class514.3
6) Contact through schools25.7
7) Ecumenical invitation411.4
8) Not applicable12.9
TOTAL35100.0
152) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO THOUGHT EFFORTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO ENCOURAGE INACTIVE CATHOLICS TO BECOME ACTIVE IN THE PARISH - What kinds of efforts have been made? (ENEFF2)
TOTAL%
0) No efforts have been made.1748.6
1) Evangelists new411.4
2) Evangelists old411.4
3) Renewal, prayer meeting12.9
4) Sacramental preparation25.7
5) Inquiry class12.9
7) Ecumenical invitation514.3
8) Not applicable12.9
TOTAL35100.0
153) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - First mention (PARPURP1)
TOTAL%
1) Emphasize Eucharist/sacrament26.1
4) Emphasize Catholic faith13.0
5) Emphasize community charity26.1
6) Emphasize spiritual growth26.1
7) Emphasize social and emotional support26.1
9) Emphasize word of God13.0
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment515.2
22) Emphasize close to God39.1
23) Emphasize love of God26.1
25) Emphasize Gospel13.0
26) Emphasize Catholic beliefs26.1
49) Emphasize lay ministries13.0
50) Collective community13.0
51) Special reference to building community721.2
52) Special reference community belief13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
154) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - Second mention (PARPURP2)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose824.2
2) Emphasize worship/liturgy/music13.0
3) Emphasize Christ presence26.1
5) Emphasize community charity13.0
6) Emphasize spiritual growth26.1
20) General reference to spiritual enrichment26.1
22) Emphasize close to God13.0
25) Emphasize Gospel13.0
32) Emphasize evangelizing the unchurched26.1
36) Emphasize service to the needy26.1
46) Emphasize support life cycle13.0
50) Collective community26.1
51) Special reference to building community26.1
52) Special reference community belief412.1
54) General emphasis friendly13.0
78) Prayer group, non-charismatic13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
155) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - Third mention (PARPURP3)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose1442.4
5) Emphasize community charity13.0
7) Emphasize social and emotional support13.0
8) Emphasize Christian education13.0
21) General reference to strengthen faith13.0
23) Emphasize love of God13.0
28) Emphasize Mass13.0
31) Emphasize preaching, homilies13.0
32) Emphasize evangelizing the unchurched13.0
36) Emphasize service to the needy26.1
46) Emphasize support life cycle39.1
50) Collective community26.1
51) Special reference to building community26.1
52) Special reference community belief13.0
55) General reference doing good deeds13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
156) In your own words, what do you think the main purpose of a parish is supposed to be? - Fourth mention (PARPURP4)
TOTAL%
0) No purpose2781.8
35) Emphasize religious education to older people13.0
46) Emphasize support life cycle26.1
48) Emphasize witness of the Gospel13.0
51) Special reference to building community13.0
58) Caring pastor13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
157) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Rights of minorities (INVOLVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved13.0
2) A bit more involved412.1
3) In between less and more involved1030.3
4) Much more than less involved927.3
5) More involved927.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
158) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Local zoning laws (INVOLVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved721.2
2) A bit more involved927.3
3) In between less and more involved1133.3
4) Much more than less involved412.1
5) More involved26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
159) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Handling of crime and criminals (INVOLVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved25.9
2) A bit more involved617.6
3) In between less and more involved1132.4
4) Much more than less involved1029.4
5) More involved514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
160) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Prevention of drug/alcohol abuse (INVOLVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved12.9
3) In between less and more involved514.3
4) Much more than less involved1542.9
5) More involved1440.0
TOTAL35100.0
161) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Medical care issues (INVOLVE5)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved12.9
2) A bit more involved38.6
3) In between less and more involved1542.9
4) Much more than less involved822.9
5) More involved822.9
TOTAL35100.0
162) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Local elections (INVOLVE6)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved617.1
2) A bit more involved411.4
3) In between less and more involved1542.9
4) Much more than less involved514.3
5) More involved514.3
TOTAL35100.0
163) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Business/government relations (INVOLVE7)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved617.6
2) A bit more involved720.6
3) In between less and more involved1544.1
4) Much more than less involved12.9
5) More involved514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
164) Do you feel your parish should be more or less involved in the following issues in your local community? - Quality of public education (INVOLVE8)
TOTAL%
1) Less involved25.7
2) A bit more involved12.9
3) In between less and more involved925.7
4) Much more than less involved1645.7
5) More involved720.0
TOTAL35100.0
165) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Rarely go to Mass? (TRUCATH1)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes39.1
2) I think so.927.3
3) I don't think so.1545.5
4) Definitely no515.2
5) Refuse to judge13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
166) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Live together outside of marriage? (TRUCATH2)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes411.8
2) I think so.1132.4
3) I don't think so.1235.3
4) Definitely no617.6
5) Refuse to judge12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
167) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Are married "outside" the Church? (TRUCATH3)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes721.2
2) I think so.1133.3
3) I don't think so.1133.3
4) Definitely no39.1
5) Refuse to judge13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
168) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Oppose racial integration? (TRUCATH4)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes38.8
2) I think so.1235.3
3) I don't think so.1441.2
4) Definitely no411.8
5) Refuse to judge12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
169) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Oppose nuclear disarmament? (TRUCATH5)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes927.3
2) I think so.1751.5
3) I don't think so.618.2
5) Refuse to judge13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
170) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Urge or undergo abortion? (TRUCATH6)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes38.8
2) I think so.823.5
3) I don't think so.1132.4
4) Definitely no1132.4
5) Refuse to judge12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
171) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Practice homosexuality? (TRUCATH7)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes411.8
2) I think so.1647.1
3) I don't think so.720.6
4) Definitely no617.6
5) Refuse to judge12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
172) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Commit "minor" crimes? (TRUCATH8)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes824.2
2) I think so.1957.6
3) I don't think so.412.1
4) Definitely no13.0
5) Refuse to judge13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
173) In your judgment, should persons be considered true Catholics if they - Commit "serious" crimes? (TRUCATH9)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely yes515.2
2) I think so.1442.4
3) I don't think so.927.3
4) Definitely no412.1
5) Refuse to judge13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
174) During the last 15 years, what are the basic changes that have occurred in this parish? - First perceived change (CHANGE1)
TOTAL%
3) Aging membership310.0
4) Younger families13.3
5) Racial change - white flight13.3
7) Ethnic assimilation13.3
9) Parish grows13.3
11) Frequent pastor changes13.3
16) Decline in nuns13.3
18) Lay leaders26.7
21) No longer have a school13.3
25) Renovate the church13.3
26) Add buildings26.7
30) Change to English13.3
31) Priest faces people13.3
34) Lay communion ministers13.3
35) Lectors, etc.13.3
36) Increased congregational participation13.3
56) Changes in confession13.3
57) American bishops13.3
59) Changes in church laws13.3
62) Active parish council13.3
63) Active lay leaders13.3
96) Parish as community413.3
97) Liturgical change13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
175) During the last 15 years, what are the basic changes that have occurred in this parish? - Second perceived change (CHANGE2)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned310.0
1) Deteriorating neighborhood13.3
8) Decrease in parish size26.7
9) Parish grows13.3
11) Frequent pastor changes13.3
19) Deacons13.3
20) Parish consolidation13.3
21) No longer have a school13.3
24) Build a new church13.3
25) Renovate the church13.3
27) Sell property26.7
33) Communion of both types13.3
34) Lay communion ministers310.0
62) Active parish council13.3
63) Active lay leaders310.0
65) Social activity310.0
79) Increased interaction13.3
88) Improved financial support of parish13.3
92) Welcome liturgy change13.3
96) Parish as community13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
176) During the last 15 years, what are the basic changes that have occurred in this parish? - Third perceived change (CHANGE3)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned1136.7
1) Deteriorating neighborhood13.3
5) Racial change - white flight13.3
8) Decrease in parish size13.3
26) Add buildings13.3
34) Lay communion ministers13.3
35) Lectors, etc.310.0
36) Increased congregational participation26.7
49) More exciting celebrants13.3
65) Social activity13.3
66) More spiritual renewal26.7
67) Develop CCD programs13.3
80) More liberal attitudes13.3
92) Welcome liturgy change13.3
95) More volunteer participation13.3
96) Parish as community13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
177) During the last 15 years, what are the basic changes that have occurred in this parish? - Fourth perceived change (CHANGE4)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned1653.3
4) Younger families13.3
9) Parish grows13.3
24) Build a new church13.3
34) Lay communion ministers26.7
60) Liturgy styles for racial groups13.3
66) More spiritual renewal26.7
67) Develop CCD programs310.0
71) Increased emphasis charity/poor13.3
72) Justice and peace13.3
96) Parish as community13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
178) During the last 15 years, what are the basic changes that have occurred in this parish? - Fifth perceived change (CHANGE5)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned2066.7
25) Renovate the church26.7
34) Lay communion ministers13.3
35) Lectors, etc.13.3
36) Increased congregational participation13.3
63) Active lay leaders13.3
65) Social activity13.3
67) Develop CCD programs13.3
71) Increased emphasis on charity/poor13.3
96) Parish as community13.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
179) Number of changes reported in the parish during the last 15 years (CHANGE6)
TOTAL%
1) One310.0
2) Two620.0
3) Three723.3
4) Four413.3
5) Five413.3
6) Six310.0
7) Seven13.3
8) Eight or more26.7
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
180) How much do you expect the parish to change in the next ten years? (EXPCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very much514.7
2) Some change2676.5
3) No change38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
181) What kind of changes, if any, do you expect the parish to go through in the next ten years? - First mention (EXPCHNG1)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned12.9
2) Regenerating neighborhood12.9
3) Aging membership411.8
5) Racial change - white flight38.8
7) Ethnic assimilation12.9
8) Decrease in parish size12.9
9) Parish grows38.8
18) Lay leaders514.7
26) Add buildings12.9
30) Change to English12.9
41) Improved music12.9
60) Liturgy styles for racial groups12.9
61) Ethnic parish to usual12.9
63) Active lay leaders514.7
82) Positive changes in race relations12.9
88) Improved financial support of parish25.9
97) Liturgical change12.9
98) Change in role of laypersons12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
182) What kind of changes, if any, do you expect the parish to go through in the next ten years? - Second mention (EXPCHNG2)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned720.6
1) Deteriorating neighborhood12.9
4) Younger families12.9
6) Racial change - black to white12.9
9) Parish grows38.8
10) Longtime pastor left12.9
14) One pastor12.9
15) Share priest25.9
24) Build a new church12.9
34) Lay communion ministers12.9
61) Ethnic parish to usual12.9
63) Active lay leaders514.7
65) Social activity25.9
72) Justice and peace12.9
78) Fewer organizations/less activities12.9
88) Improvement financial support of parish25.9
96) Parish as community12.9
97) Liturgical change25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
183) If any, what kind of changes do you expect the parish to go through in the next ten years? - Third mention (EXPCHNG3)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned1441.2
4) Younger families12.9
15) Share priest12.9
17) General vocations12.9
18) Lay leaders12.9
34) Lay communion ministers25.9
49) More exciting celebrants25.9
68) Improve youth programs12.9
71) Increased emphasis on charity/poor25.9
72) Justice and peace12.9
88) Improved financial support of parish38.8
89) Decreased financial support of parish12.9
90) Positive reaction to the lay ministry12.9
92) Welcome liturgy change12.9
95) More volunteer participation12.9
96) Parish as community12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
184) If any, what kind of changes do you expect the parish to go through in the next ten years? - Fourth mention (EXPCHNG4)
TOTAL%
0) No change mentioned2573.5
2) Regenerating neighborhood12.9
18) Lay leaders25.9
35) Lectors, etc.12.9
49) More exciting celebrants12.9
65) Social activity12.9
67) Develop CCD programs12.9
88) Improved financial support of parish25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
185) Total number of changes expected in the parish in the next ten years. (EXPCHNG5)
TOTAL%
0) None38.8
1) One617.6
2) Two720.6
3) Three1132.4
4) Four617.6
6) Six12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
186) In your judgment, how much do you think the average parishioner expects the parish to change in the next ten years? (PAREXPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very much38.8
2) Some change2367.6
3) No change823.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
187) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - First mention (PARSTAF1)
TOTAL%
0) No other position1133.3
1) Parish council chair13.0
3) Associate or assistant pastor721.2
4) Deacon13.0
5) Secretary, bookkeeper26.1
8) Pastoral associate26.1
9) Priest in parish residence13.0
12) Liturgy/music, head13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education515.2
23) Parish school teacher13.0
85) Member staff, unspecified13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
188) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Second mention (PARSTAF2)
TOTAL%
0) No other position1442.4
3) Associate or assistant pastor26.1
4) Deacon26.1
5) Secretary, bookkeeper13.0
6) Extraordinary communion minister13.0
7) Parish administrator or business manager26.1
9) Priest in parish residence13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education515.2
23) Parish school teacher13.0
24) CCD, catechism teacher13.0
38) Spiritual growth member13.0
44) Youth ministry/scouts/Catholic Youth Organization13.0
47) Janitor/maintenance13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
189) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Third mention (PARSTAF3)
TOTAL%
0) No other position2163.6
3) Associate or assistant pastor13.0
4) Deacon13.0
5) Secretary, bookkeeper13.0
8) Pastoral associate13.0
10) Liturgy group, chair13.0
12) Liturgy/music, head13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education39.1
23) Parish school teacher13.0
24) CCD, catechism teacher26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
190) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Fourth mention (PARSTAF4)
TOTAL%
0) No other position2266.7
3) Associate or assistant pastor13.0
5) Secretary, bookkeeper13.0
8) Pastoral associate13.0
12) Liturgy/music, head26.1
13) Organist/choir/cantor13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education13.0
27) Participant, Bible study13.0
34) Pre-CANA participant13.0
47) Janitor/maintenance13.0
50) Charity/poor help13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
191) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Fifth mention (PARSTAF5)
TOTAL%
0) No other position2472.7
4) Deacon13.0
7) Parish administrator or business manager26.1
12) Liturgy/music, head13.0
13) Organist/choir/cantor13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education13.0
44) Youth ministry/scouts/Catholic Youth Organization26.1
47) Janitor/maintenance13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
192) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Sixth mention (PARSTAF6)
TOTAL%
0) No other position2575.8
5) Secretary, bookkeeper26.1
13) Organist/choir/cantor13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education13.0
24) CCD, catechism teacher13.0
27) Participant, Bible study13.0
38) Spiritual growth member13.0
60) Fostering ethnicity13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
193) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Seventh mention (PARSTAF7)
TOTAL%
0) No other position2987.9
7) Parish administrator or business manager13.0
22) Principal, director of religious education13.0
25) Discussion leader13.0
85) Member staff, unspecified13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
194) If you have a parish staff, what positions do they hold? - Eighth mention (PARSTAF8)
TOTAL%
0) No other position3193.9
5) Secretary, bookkeeper13.0
85) Member staff, unspecified13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
195) How often do you hold parish staff meetings? (STFMEET1)
TOTAL%
0) Never930.0
2) Occasionally26.7
3) Two weeks to monthly930.0
4) Weekly or more516.7
8) Not applicable516.7
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
196) Who chairs the parish staff meetings? (STFMEET2)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor1034.5
2) Other26.9
8) Not applicable1758.6
Missing6 
TOTAL29100.0
197) Do you have a parish staff? (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) No825.8
1) Yes1135.5
8) Not applicable1238.7
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
198) Are parish staff on the parish council? (STAFCONC)
TOTAL%
0) No825.8
1) Yes1135.5
8) Not applicable1238.7
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
199) At your parish council meetings - Do you discuss reporting and problem solving? (PARMEET1)
TOTAL%
0) No723.3
1) Yes1136.7
8) Not applicable1240.0
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
200) At your parish council meetings - Do you engage in reporting, problem solving and planning to make these meetings more productive? (PARMEET2)
TOTAL%
0) No826.7
1) Yes1033.3
8) Not applicable1240.0
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
201) Do you have a parish council? (COUNCIL)
TOTAL%
0) Never had a council12.9
2) No, but a council is being formed12.9
3) No, have other forms12.9
4) Yes, have a council3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
202) How often does the parish council hold meetings? (CONCMEET)
TOTAL%
2) Every four to six months25.9
3) Every two to three months12.9
4) Monthly2676.5
5) More than monthly25.9
8) Not applicable38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
203) How are the people on the parish council chosen? (CHOOSCON)
TOTAL%
1) Elected only1032.3
2) Elected and appointed516.1
3) Elected, appointed, ex officio619.4
4) Elected and ex officio516.1
5) Appointed only13.2
6) Appointed and ex officio13.2
8) Not applicable39.7
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
204) At the parish council meetings - Does the pastor report? (PARCNCL1)
TOTAL%
0) No930.0
1) Yes1860.0
8) Not applicable310.0
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
205) At the parish council meetings - Does all of the staff report? (PARCNCL2)
TOTAL%
0) No1136.7
1) Yes1550.0
8) Not applicable413.3
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
206) At the parish council meetings - Do you engage in planning? (PARCNCL3)
TOTAL%
0) No26.9
1) Yes2482.8
8) Not applicable310.3
Missing6 
TOTAL29100.0
207) At the parish council meetings - Do you engage in informing and reflecting? (PARCNCL4)
TOTAL%
0) No724.1
1) Yes1965.5
8) Not applicable310.3
Missing6 
TOTAL29100.0
208) At the parish council meetings - Do you discuss administration and finances? (PARCNCL5)
TOTAL%
0) No517.2
1) Yes2172.4
8) Not applicable310.3
Missing6 
TOTAL29100.0
209) In general, who normally makes most of the final decisions about the following? - Parish finances (DECISIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor925.7
2) Parish council25.7
3) Parish council and pastor1645.7
4) Parish staff and pastor25.7
5) Staff, council and pastor38.6
6) Staff, committee and pastor12.9
8) Not applicable25.7
TOTAL35100.0
210) In general, who normally makes most of the final decisions about the following? - Parish schools (DECISIN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable1133.3
1) Pastor39.1
3) Parish council and pastor26.1
4) Parish staff and pastor13.0
5) Staff, council and pastor515.2
6) Staff, committee and pastor39.1
7) Appropriate committee39.1
8) Not applicable515.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
211) In general, who normally makes most of the final decisions about the following? - Parish groups (DECISIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor39.1
2) Parish council39.1
3) Parish council and pastor721.2
4) Parish staff and pastor515.2
5) Staff, council and pastor515.2
6) Staff, committee and pastor39.1
7) Appropriate committee618.2
8) Not applicable13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
212) In general, who normally makes most of the final decisions about the following? - Parish functions (DECISIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor38.8
2) Parish council514.7
3) Parish council and pastor823.5
4) Parish staff and pastor38.8
5) Staff, council and pastor617.6
6) Staff, committee and pastor411.8
7) Appropriate committee38.8
8) Not applicable25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
213) In general, who normally makes most of the final decisions about the following? - Liturgy (DECISIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor824.2
2) Parish council13.0
3) Parish council and pastor618.2
4) Parish staff and pastor1030.3
5) Staff, council and pastor412.1
6) Staff, committee and pastor26.1
7) Appropriate committee26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
214) In general, who normally makes most of the final decisions about the following? - Social programs (DECISIN6)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable13.0
1) Pastor515.2
2) Parish council412.1
3) Parish council and pastor1030.3
4) Parish staff and pastor39.1
5) Staff, council and pastor515.2
6) Staff, committee and pastor26.1
7) Appropriate committee26.1
8) Not applicable13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
215) Even among the most tightly knit staffs and parish councils, certain conflicts occur from time to time. When such conflicts occur among your staff or in your parish council, how do you handle them? - Leadership (CONFLIC1)
TOTAL%
0) No conflicts928.1
1) Initially locally in council1443.8
2) Initially diocese in council13.1
3) Pastor vs. council515.6
4) Pastor vs. staff13.1
6) Anyone vs. committee26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
216) Even among the most tightly knit staffs and parish councils, certain conflicts occur from time to time. When such conflicts occur among your staff or in your parish council, how do you handle them? - Conflict resolution (CONFLIC2)
TOTAL%
0) No conflicts720.6
1) Resolved2058.8
2) Pastor wins.12.9
3) Council wins.38.8
4) Reflect on issue25.9
5) Conflict grows.12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
217) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - First leadership position (LEADER1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor13.6
2) Other clergy staff517.9
3) Other paid staff414.3
4) Volunteer leader725.0
5) Parish council chair725.0
6) Parish committee chair414.3
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
218) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Second leadership position (LEADER2)
TOTAL%
0) No other13.6
2) Other clergy staff414.3
3) Other paid staff414.3
4) Volunteer leader725.0
5) Parish council chair310.7
6) Parish committee chair621.4
7) Parish council13.6
8) Other board chair27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
219) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Third leadership position (LEADER3)
TOTAL%
0) No other27.1
3) Other paid staff517.9
4) Volunteer leader621.4
5) Parish council chair13.6
6) Parish committee chair725.0
7) Parish council27.1
8) Other board chair517.9
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
220) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Fourth leadership position (LEADER4)
TOTAL%
0) No other310.7
2) Other clergy staff13.6
3) Other paid staff27.1
4) Volunteer leader932.1
5) Parish council chair13.6
6) Parish committee chair828.6
8) Other board chair414.3
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
221) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Fifth leadership position (LEADER5)
TOTAL%
0) No other310.7
2) Other clergy staff13.6
3) Other paid staff517.9
4) Volunteer leader725.0
5) Parish council chair27.1
6) Parish committee chair725.0
7) Parish council13.6
8) Other board chair27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
222) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Sixth leadership position (LEADER6)
TOTAL%
0) No other310.7
2) Other clergy staff13.6
3) Other paid staff517.9
4) Volunteer leader1139.3
6) Parish committee chair517.9
8) Other board chair310.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
223) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Seventh leadership position (LEADER7)
TOTAL%
0) No other517.9
3) Other paid staff310.7
4) Volunteer leader1035.7
5) Parish council chair13.6
6) Parish committee chair414.3
7) Parish council13.6
8) Other board chair414.3
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
224) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Eighth leadership position (LEADER8)
TOTAL%
0) No other725.0
3) Other paid staff27.1
4) Volunteer leader1242.9
5) Parish council chair13.6
6) Parish committee chair517.9
8) Other board chair13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
225) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Ninth leadership position (LEADER9)
TOTAL%
0) No other828.6
3) Other paid staff27.1
4) Volunteer leader1657.1
6) Parish committee chair13.6
8) Other board chair13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
226) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Tenth leadership position (LEADER10)
TOTAL%
0) No other1035.7
3) Other paid staff13.6
4) Volunteer leader1242.9
6) Parish committee chair310.7
8) Other board chair27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
227) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader one, first area of influence (LED1AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other38.6
1) Liturgy, music25.7
2) Religious education38.6
3) School12.9
4) Counseling12.9
5) Youth12.9
6) Elderly12.9
7) Finances, legal38.6
8) Physical plant38.6
9) General program1748.6
TOTAL35100.0
228) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader one, second area of influence (LED1AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2365.7
1) Liturgy, music25.7
2) Religious education25.7
7) Finances, legal12.9
8) Physical plant38.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
229) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader one, third area of influence (LED1AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other2982.9
1) Liturgy, music12.9
4) Counseling12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
230) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader two, first area of influence (LED2AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other411.4
1) Liturgy, music38.6
2) Religious education38.6
4) Counseling411.4
7) Finances, legal411.4
8) Physical plant38.6
9) General program1440.0
TOTAL35100.0
231) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader two, second area of influence (LED2AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2571.4
1) Liturgy, music12.9
2) Religious education12.9
4) Counseling12.9
7) Finances, legal25.7
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
232) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader two, third area of influence (LED2AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
233) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader three, first area of influence (LED3AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other514.3
1) Liturgy, music25.7
2) Religious education38.6
3) School25.7
4) Counseling411.4
5) Youth12.9
7) Finances, legal514.3
8) Physical plant38.6
9) General program1028.6
TOTAL35100.0
234) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader three, second area of influence (LED3AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2777.1
1) Liturgy, music12.9
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program617.1
TOTAL35100.0
235) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader three, third area of influence (LED3AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3085.7
4) Counseling12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
236) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader four, first area of influence (LED4AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other617.1
1) Liturgy, music411.4
2) Religious education12.9
3) School38.6
4) Counseling617.1
5) Youth12.9
7) Finances, legal38.6
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program1028.6
TOTAL35100.0
237) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader four, second area of influence (LED4AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2777.1
1) Liturgy, music25.7
2) Religious education12.9
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
238) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader four, third area of influence (LED4AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
239) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader five, first area of influence (LED5AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other617.1
1) Liturgy, music822.9
2) Religious education411.4
3) School38.6
4) Counseling38.6
7) Finances, legal25.7
8) Physical plant25.7
9) General program720.0
TOTAL35100.0
240) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader five, second area of influence (LED5AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2880.0
3) School12.9
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program514.3
TOTAL35100.0
241) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader five, third area of influence (LED5AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
242) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader six, first area of influence (LED6AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other720.0
1) Liturgy, music25.7
2) Religious education617.1
3) School38.6
4) Counseling38.6
7) Finances, legal25.7
8) Physical plant25.7
9) General program1028.6
TOTAL35100.0
243) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader six, second area of influence (LED6AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2777.1
3) School25.7
6) Elderly12.9
7) Finances, legal12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
244) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader six, third area of influence (LED6AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
245) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader seven, first area of influence (LED7AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other822.9
1) Liturgy, music720.0
2) Religious education25.7
4) Counseling411.4
5) Youth12.9
7) Finances, legal12.9
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program1131.4
TOTAL35100.0
246) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader seven, second area of influence (LED7AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2674.3
1) Liturgy, music12.9
2) Religious education12.9
5) Youth12.9
7) Finances, legal12.9
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
247) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader seven, third area of influence (LED7AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other2982.9
4) Counseling12.9
8) Physical plant12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
248) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader eight, first area of influence (LED8AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other1028.6
1) Liturgy, music38.6
2) Religious education25.7
3) School12.9
4) Counseling25.7
5) Youth12.9
6) Elderly12.9
7) Finances, legal38.6
8) Physical plant411.4
9) General program822.9
TOTAL35100.0
249) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader eight, second area of influence (LED8AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other3085.7
9) General program514.3
TOTAL35100.0
250) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader eight, third area of influence (LED8AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
251) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader nine, first area of influence (LED9AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other1131.4
1) Liturgy, music617.1
2) Religious education12.9
4) Counseling12.9
5) Youth25.7
6) Elderly12.9
7) Finances, legal12.9
8) Physical plant25.7
9) General program1028.6
TOTAL35100.0
252) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader nine, second area of influence (LED9AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other3085.7
4) Counseling12.9
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
253) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader nine, third area of influence (LED9AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
254) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader ten, first area of influence (LED10AR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other1337.1
2) Religious education38.6
3) School12.9
4) Counseling514.3
5) Youth12.9
6) Elderly12.9
7) Finances, legal12.9
8) Physical plant38.6
9) General program720.0
TOTAL35100.0
255) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader ten, second area of influence (LED10AR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other2777.1
1) Liturgy, music12.9
7) Finances, legal25.7
9) General program514.3
TOTAL35100.0
256) Every pastor knows that certain people in the parish are more influential than others. Suppose you wanted to initiate a program or make an important change in your parish. What persons would you contact to help convince others of the wisdom of this initiative? - Leader ten, third area of influence (LED10AR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other3188.6
9) General program411.4
TOTAL35100.0
257) In general, how much personal responsibility do you feel for this parish and how it operates? (PERSRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Tremendous amount2880.0
2) Some responsibility617.1
3) Very little12.9
TOTAL35100.0
258) How old are you? (AGE)
TOTAL%
31) 12.9
32) 12.9
36) 12.9
38) 12.9
39) 38.8
40) 12.9
41) 25.9
42) 12.9
44) 12.9
46) 12.9
47) 25.9
48) 25.9
53) 12.9
55) 12.9
57) 12.9
58) 411.8
59) 25.9
60) 12.9
63) 12.9
69) 25.9
70) 25.9
75) 12.9
76) 12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
259) What types of educational background do you have? - Attended a college or university but did not complete it (EDUC1)
TOTAL%
0) No2982.9
1) Yes617.1
TOTAL35100.0
260) What types of educational background do you have? - Hold baccalaureate degree (EDUC2)
TOTAL%
0) No1440.0
1) Yes2160.0
TOTAL35100.0
261) What types of educational background do you have? - Trained at diocesan seminary in the U.S. (EDUC3)
TOTAL%
0) No1440.0
1) Yes2160.0
TOTAL35100.0
262) What types of educational background do you have? - Trained at diocesan seminary outside the U.S. (EDUC4)
TOTAL%
0) No2982.9
1) Yes617.1
TOTAL35100.0
263) What types of educational background do you have? - Trained at a religious order seminary in U.S. (EDUC5)
TOTAL%
0) No2674.3
1) Yes925.7
TOTAL35100.0
264) What types of educational background do you have? - Trained at a religious order seminary outside the U.S. (EDUC6)
TOTAL%
0) No35100.0
TOTAL35100.0
265) What types of educational background do you have? - Trained at a seminary in Rome (EDUC7)
TOTAL%
0) No3394.3
1) Yes25.7
TOTAL35100.0
266) What types of educational background do you have? - Have done some advanced studying at an university (EDUC8)
TOTAL%
0) No3085.7
1) Yes514.3
TOTAL35100.0
267) What types of educational background do you have? - Hold a post-graduate degree at the master's level, e.g., M.Div., M.A. (EDUC9)
TOTAL%
0) No2262.9
1) Yes1337.1
TOTAL35100.0
268) What types of educational background do you have? - Hold a post-graduate degree at the doctoral level, e.g., Ph.D., M.D. (EDUC10)
TOTAL%
0) No3497.1
1) Yes12.9
TOTAL35100.0
269) What types of educational background do you have? - Hold a professional degree, e.g., J.D., M.B.A. (EDUC11)
TOTAL%
0) No3291.4
1) Yes38.6
TOTAL35100.0
270) Beside being an American, what is your nationality background? (NATION)
TOTAL%
1) English25.7
2) Irish1440.0
3) Italian38.6
4) French411.4
5) German720.0
6) Polish12.9
7) Other Eastern European (e.g., Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Russian)12.9
10) Hispanic12.9
15) French-Canadian12.9
24) Dutch12.9
TOTAL35100.0
271) Do you have a political party preference? If so, which one? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) No preference1234.3
2) Republican38.6
3) Democrat1028.6
4) Independent925.7
5) Other12.9
TOTAL35100.0
272) Which of the following labels best describes your political position? (POLPOSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal25.9
2) Liberal514.7
3) Moderate2058.8
4) Conservative617.6
6) Other12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
273) Please indicate the highest level of education completed by your father. (POPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less1852.9
2) Some high school25.9
3) High school graduate720.6
4) Some college25.9
5) Technical school or two-year (junior college) degree38.8
6) Completed College25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
274) Please indicate the highest level of education completed by your mother. (MOMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less1234.3
2) Some high school411.4
3) High school graduate925.7
4) Some college38.6
5) Technical school or two-year (junior college) degree25.7
6) Completed College514.3
TOTAL35100.0
275) When you were growing up, what types of schools did you attend? - Grade school (SCHOOL1)
TOTAL%
1) Public1234.3
3) Catholic, parochial2365.7
TOTAL35100.0
276) When you were growing up, what types of schools did you attend? - Junior high (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
1) Public1029.4
3) Catholic, parochial2161.8
4) Non-Catholic, church-related12.9
5) Not applicable25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
277) When you were growing up, what types of schools did you attend? - High school (SCHOOL3)
TOTAL%
1) Public1337.1
3) Catholic, parochial2262.9
TOTAL35100.0
278) When you were growing up, what types of schools did you attend? - College (SCHOOL4)
TOTAL%
1) Public514.3
2) Private nonreligious12.9
3) Catholic, parochial2777.1
5) Not applicable25.7
TOTAL35100.0
279) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - First mention (GROUP1)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.514.3
1) Fraternal12.9
2) Service25.7
3) Veterans12.9
8) School service group12.9
11) Nationality group12.9
21) Church fraternal group822.9
22) Church service group617.1
28) Church school service group12.9
33) Church liturgy/discussion study12.9
34) Church professional/academic society822.9
TOTAL35100.0
280) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Second mention (GROUP2)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.1131.4
3) Veterans38.6
13) Liturgy/discussion/study group12.9
15) Neighborhood association12.9
21) Church fraternal group617.1
22) Church service group822.9
34) Church professional/academic society514.3
TOTAL35100.0
281) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Third mention (GROUP3)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.1645.7
2) Service12.9
3) Veterans12.9
4) Political25.7
6) Sports group12.9
21) Church fraternal group25.7
22) Church service group411.4
24) Church political group25.7
26) Church sports group12.9
33) Church liturgy/discussion study25.7
34) Church professional/academic society38.6
TOTAL35100.0
282) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Fourth mention (GROUP4)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.2262.9
6) Sports group12.9
8) School service group12.9
12) Farm organization12.9
21) Church fraternal group25.7
22) Church service group12.9
24) Church political group12.9
33) Church liturgy/discussion study38.6
34) Church professional/academic society38.6
TOTAL35100.0
283) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Fifth mention (GROUP5)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.2674.3
4) Political12.9
21) Church fraternal group12.9
24) Church political group12.9
28) Church school service group25.7
31) Church nationality group12.9
34) Church professional/academic society38.6
TOTAL35100.0
284) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Sixth mention (GROUP6)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.2982.9
4) Political25.7
22) Church service group25.7
33) Church liturgy/discussion study12.9
34) Church professional/academic society12.9
TOTAL35100.0
285) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Seventh mention (GROUP7)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.3497.1
24) Church political group12.9
TOTAL35100.0
286) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Eighth mention (GROUP8)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.3497.1
33) Church liturgy/discussion study12.9
TOTAL35100.0
287) With many demands on a pastor's time, it's probably difficult for most pastors to participate in any professional groups or organizations outside their parish. Do you belong to any groups or organizations, either secular or religious, such as diocesan groups, senate of priests, Knights of Columbus, veterans' groups, labor unions, political groups, neighborhood organizations, social and recreational clubs, youth groups, Right to Life, etc.? - Ninth mention (GROUP9)
TOTAL%
0) I do not belong to any groups outside my parish church.3497.1
6) Sports group12.9
TOTAL35100.0
288) To how many professional groups or organizations outside your parish do you belong? (TOTGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) 514.7
1) 617.6
2) 514.7
3) 617.6
4) 411.8
5) 38.8
6) 514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
289) Name the group or organization to which you give the most time. (MOSTTME)
TOTAL%
1) Fraternal13.1
3) Veterans13.1
6) Sports group13.1
8) School service group13.1
21) Church fraternal group26.3
22) Church service group928.1
28) Church school service group13.1
33) Church liturgy/discussion study26.3
34) Church professional/academic society928.1
88) Not applicable515.6
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
290) Roughly how many hours per month do you give to the group or organization to which you give the most time? (MOSTTME1)
TOTAL%
1) 26.5
2) 13.2
3) 412.9
4) 722.6
5) 13.2
9) 26.5
10) 13.2
15) 13.2
16) 13.2
18) 13.2
20) 26.5
21) 13.2
24) 13.2
30) 13.2
88) Not applic516.1
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
291) In what manner do you participate in the group or organization to which you give the most time? (MOSTTME2)
TOTAL%
1) Leader411.8
2) Active worker823.5
3) Regular participant1235.3
4) Occasional participant514.7
8) Not applicable514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
292) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Judge (IMAGE1)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate38.6
2) Less inaccurate720.0
3) In between inaccurate and accurate1645.7
4) More accurate38.6
5) Completely accurate617.1
TOTAL35100.0
293) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Protector (IMAGE2)
TOTAL%
3) In between inaccurate and accurate720.0
4) More accurate1337.1
5) Completely accurate1542.9
TOTAL35100.0
294) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Redeemer (IMAGE3)
TOTAL%
2) Less inaccurate12.9
4) More accurate617.1
5) Completely accurate2880.0
TOTAL35100.0
295) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Lover (IMAGE4)
TOTAL%
3) In between inaccurate and accurate38.6
4) More accurate12.9
5) Completely accurate3188.6
TOTAL35100.0
296) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Master (IMAGE5)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate25.7
2) Less inaccurate38.6
3) In between inaccurate and accurate822.9
4) More accurate411.4
5) Completely accurate1851.4
TOTAL35100.0
297) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Mother (IMAGE6)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate617.6
2) Less inaccurate823.5
3) In between inaccurate and accurate617.6
4) More accurate514.7
5) Completely accurate926.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
298) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Creator (IMAGE7)
TOTAL%
1) Completely inaccurate12.9
2) Less inaccurate12.9
4) More accurate514.3
5) Completely accurate2880.0
TOTAL35100.0
299) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Father (IMAGE8)
TOTAL%
4) More accurate617.1
5) Completely accurate2982.9
TOTAL35100.0
300) In order to better understand the spiritual needs of pastors and parishioners, parishes could benefit from learning more about their religious images and values, their religious feelings and their patterns of religious activities. The next set of questions allows you to tell us something about what your religion really means to you and your impressions about what religion means to your parishioners. Indicate how accurate you feel each image is as a description of God. - Friend (IMAGE9)
TOTAL%
3) In between inaccurate and accurate25.7
4) More accurate925.7
5) Completely accurate2468.6
TOTAL35100.0
301) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is faithful. (GOD1)
TOTAL%
3) In between untrue and true12.9
4) More true25.7
5) Extremely true3291.4
TOTAL35100.0
302) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is dependable. (GOD2)
TOTAL%
3) In between untrue and true12.9
4) More true411.4
5) Extremely true3085.7
TOTAL35100.0
303) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is forgiving. (GOD3)
TOTAL%
4) More true25.7
5) Extremely true3394.3
TOTAL35100.0
304) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is mysterious. (GOD4)
TOTAL%
2) Less true25.7
3) In between untrue and true411.4
4) More true617.1
5) Extremely true2365.7
TOTAL35100.0
305) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is more present in relationships with others than in an individual's life. (GOD5)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1131.4
2) Less true720.0
3) In between untrue and true1337.1
4) More true25.7
5) Extremely true25.7
TOTAL35100.0
306) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is distant. (GOD6)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1954.3
2) Less true720.0
3) In between untrue and true411.4
4) More true411.4
5) Extremely true12.9
TOTAL35100.0
307) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is permissive. (GOD7)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1337.1
2) Less true822.9
3) In between untrue and true822.9
4) More true411.4
5) Extremely true25.7
TOTAL35100.0
308) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is a creative force. (GOD8)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all25.7
3) In between untrue and true617.1
4) More true1337.1
5) Extremely true1440.0
TOTAL35100.0
309) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is aware of everything I think. (GOD9)
TOTAL%
2) Less true25.7
3) In between untrue and true38.6
4) More true720.0
5) Extremely true2365.7
TOTAL35100.0
310) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is close. (GOD10)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all12.9
2) Less true12.9
3) In between untrue and true720.0
4) More true38.6
5) Extremely true2365.7
TOTAL35100.0
311) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is vindictive. (GOD11)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all2982.9
2) Less true411.4
5) Extremely true25.7
TOTAL35100.0
312) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is my constant companion. (GOD12)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all12.9
2) Less true25.7
3) In between untrue and true514.3
4) More true617.1
5) Extremely true2160.0
TOTAL35100.0
313) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is strict. (GOD13)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all617.6
2) Less true926.5
3) In between untrue and true1338.2
4) More true38.8
5) Extremely true38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
314) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is clearly knowable. (GOD14)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all26.1
2) Less true824.2
3) In between untrue and true1236.4
4) More true721.2
5) Extremely true412.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
315) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is in my life more as a symbol than as a real presence I can feel. (GOD15)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all1440.0
2) Less true925.7
3) In between untrue and true514.3
4) More true38.6
5) Extremely true411.4
TOTAL35100.0
316) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is all-powerful. (GOD16)
TOTAL%
3) In between untrue and true411.4
4) More true514.3
5) Extremely true2674.3
TOTAL35100.0
317) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is awesome. (GOD17)
TOTAL%
2) Less true38.6
3) In between untrue and true514.3
4) More true514.3
5) Extremely true2262.9
TOTAL35100.0
318) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is fascinating. (GOD18)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all25.7
3) In between untrue and true38.6
4) More true617.1
5) Extremely true2468.6
TOTAL35100.0
319) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is judgmental. (GOD19)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all823.5
2) Less true1132.4
3) In between untrue and true1132.4
4) More true12.9
5) Extremely true38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
320) As you read each of the following phrases, indicate how true it is for you. - God is indifferent. (GOD20)
TOTAL%
1) Not true at all3291.4
2) Less true12.9
3) In between untrue and true12.9
4) More true12.9
TOTAL35100.0
321) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Reading the Gospels? (GDCLOS1)
TOTAL%
3) Close1132.4
4) Very close1544.1
5) Extremely close823.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
322) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Obeying Church rules? (GDCLOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all38.6
2) Somewhat close822.9
3) Close1337.1
4) Very close822.9
5) Extremely close38.6
TOTAL35100.0
323) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Gathering with the congregation during Mass? (GDCLOS3)
TOTAL%
3) Close514.3
4) Very close1645.7
5) Extremely close1440.0
TOTAL35100.0
324) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Chanting and praying the liturgy? (GDCLOS4)
TOTAL%
3) Close1337.1
4) Very close1131.4
5) Extremely close1131.4
TOTAL35100.0
325) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Being absolved or anointed, etc.? (GDCLOS5)
TOTAL%
3) Close38.6
4) Very close1234.3
5) Extremely close2057.1
TOTAL35100.0
326) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Receiving Holy Communion? (GDCLOS6)
TOTAL%
3) Close12.9
4) Very close1337.1
5) Extremely close2160.0
TOTAL35100.0
327) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Praying privately? (GDCLOS7)
TOTAL%
3) Close411.4
4) Very close1440.0
5) Extremely close1748.6
TOTAL35100.0
328) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Helping others in need? (GDCLOS8)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat close12.9
3) Close925.7
4) Very close1645.7
5) Extremely close925.7
TOTAL35100.0
329) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Working for justice and peace? (GDCLOS9)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat close411.8
3) Close1235.3
4) Very close1441.2
5) Extremely close411.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
330) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Being with a person you love? (GDCLOS10)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all25.7
2) Somewhat close25.7
3) Close1440.0
4) Very close1131.4
5) Extremely close617.1
TOTAL35100.0
331) The following questions deal with your feelings of "closeness" to God in different situations. How close to God do you feel while - Praying in a charismatic group? (GDCLOS11)
TOTAL%
1) Not close at all722.6
2) Somewhat close516.1
3) Close825.8
4) Very close825.8
5) Extremely close39.7
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
332) What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? - First response (PROB1)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given12.9
10) Void in my life411.4
11) Sinfulness1440.0
12) No human community1028.6
13) Fear of the unknown12.9
15) Lack of love of God38.6
17) Need for meaning25.7
TOTAL35100.0
333) What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? - Second response (PROB2)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given12.9
12) No human community12.9
20) Doing good deeds12.9
21) Forgiveness, prayer1542.9
22) Church sacraments411.4
23) Working hard925.7
26) Following God's will411.4
TOTAL35100.0
334) What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? - Third response (PROB3)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given12.9
21) Forgiveness, prayer12.9
22) Church sacraments12.9
23) Working hard12.9
30) Feel fulfillment617.1
31) Live in heaven925.7
32) World will change1337.1
33) Mutual respect12.9
34) Spiritual perfection12.9
35) Christian victory12.9
TOTAL35100.0
335) What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? - Fourth response (PROB4)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given2674.3
22) Church sacraments12.9
23) Working hard12.9
30) Feel fulfillment12.9
31) Live in heaven411.4
32) World will change25.7
TOTAL35100.0
336) What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? - Fifth response (PROB5)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3291.4
30) Feel fulfillment12.9
31) Live in heaven25.7
TOTAL35100.0
337) What do you think is the basic human problem that religion deals with? - Sixth response (PROB6)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3394.3
31) Live in heaven12.9
32) World will change12.9
TOTAL35100.0
338) What do you think is the path to salvation? - First response (SALVAT1)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
11) Sinfulness12.9
TOTAL35100.0
339) What do you think is the path to salvation? - Second response (SALVAT2)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
21) Forgiveness, prayer12.9
TOTAL35100.0
340) What do you think is the path to salvation? - Third response (SALVAT3)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
22) Church sacraments12.9
TOTAL35100.0
341) What do you think is the path to salvation? - Fourth response (SALVAT4)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
31) Live in heaven12.9
TOTAL35100.0
342) What do you think is the outcome of salvation? - First response (OUTSALV1)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
12) No human community12.9
TOTAL35100.0
343) What do you think is the outcome of salvation? - Second response (OUTSALV2)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
23) Working hard12.9
TOTAL35100.0
344) What do you think is the outcome of salvation? - Third response (OUTSALV3)
TOTAL%
0) No mention given3497.1
32) World will change12.9
TOTAL35100.0
345) Which one of these statements best symbolizes your own idea of God's relationship to the world (GODWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) God and the world are one.12.9
2) The world is part of God, but God is greater and larger than the world.720.6
3) Human beings are part of God.514.7
6) God transcends the world but is actively involved in the world.2161.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
346) Which of the following statements comes closest to the way you see the interrelationship of God, Jesus Christ and ourselves? (GODUS)
TOTAL%
1) God has sent His son, Jesus, to save us and since He has completed that, each of us individually can approach God directly.12.9
2) God has sent His son, Jesus, to save us and since He has done that and continues to do it, each of us individually can approach God.411.8
3) God has sent His son, Jesus, who continues to live in the Church.823.5
4) Since the Church is Christ's body and since we, its members, are the Church, together we approach God directly.1647.1
6) Trinity variant38.8
7) Complex 325.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
347) Do you feel that God has given us rules to live by? (GODRULES)
TOTAL%
1) God has given us very clear, detailed rules to apply to everyone.927.3
2) God has given us some general rules, but we must decide how to apply them to our own situation.1133.3
3) God has given rules, but the rules may be different for different people.13.0
4) God has given ideals, rather than rules and we must try to live up to them.1133.3
5) I do not think that God has given us rules.13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
348) How often in your life have you had an experience where you felt as though you were very close to a powerful, spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself? (RELEXPER)
TOTAL%
1) Never in my life1028.6
2) Once or twice411.4
3) Several times1542.9
4) Often617.1
TOTAL35100.0
349) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE - What was the nature of the experience(s)? - First mention (REEXPER1)
TOTAL%
1) Deep peace618.8
4) Joy13.1
9) Increase understanding26.3
11) Psychological expansion13.1
12) Need to be content13.1
20) Indescribable13.1
28) Closeness to God928.1
62) In church service13.1
88) Not applicable1031.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
350) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE - What was the trigger for the experience(s)? - First mention (TRIGEX1)
TOTAL%
0) No experience1031.3
1) Deep peace13.1
2) Certainty13.1
3) Love is all13.1
5) Unity of all26.3
11) Psychological expansion13.1
13) Taken over13.1
26) Communicate with dead13.1
27) Physical healing13.1
28) Closeness to God39.4
88) Not applicable1031.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
351) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE - What was the nature of the experience(s)? - Second mention (REEXPER2)
TOTAL%
0) No experience13.1
25) Greater being13.1
62) In church service13.1
67) Reflect out of church26.3
68) Quietly pray out of church618.8
69) Community prayer out of church13.1
70) Community prayer in church26.3
83) Near death39.4
85) Life passages13.1
86) Catechesis13.1
87) During healing13.1
88) Not applicable1031.3
90) Other time13.1
92) During baptism13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
352) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE - What was the trigger for the experience(s)? - Second mention (TRIGEX2)
TOTAL%
0) No experience618.8
4) Joy13.1
62) In church service26.3
68) Quietly pray out of church13.1
69) Community prayer out of church13.1
70) Community prayer in church26.3
71) Observe nature26.3
85) Life passages13.1
86) Catechesis13.1
88) Not applicable1031.3
89) During confession39.4
90) Other time26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
353) What do you think is the primary task of the Holy Spirit? (HOLYSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) To guide the Pope and the bishops13.0
2) To guide each of us (if we pray)618.2
3) To unite us to Christ824.2
4) To unite us together in the Church1030.3
5) To heal sin39.1
6) To heal the world515.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
354) Which activity most fulfills your religious needs? (RELNEED1)
TOTAL%
1) Weekend Mass925.7
2) Daily Mass1542.9
10) Read or study the Bible on your own12.9
13) Share religious beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs12.9
16) Share religious beliefs with other priests who have different beliefs12.9
18) Share religious beliefs with non-Catholics who have different beliefs12.9
22) Pray privately25.7
23) Meditation411.4
24) Prayer of hours12.9
TOTAL35100.0
355) Which activity is second in fulfilling your religious needs? (RELNEED2)
TOTAL%
1) Weekend Mass38.8
2) Daily Mass38.8
9) Confession25.9
10) Read or study the Bible on your own25.9
13) Share your religious beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs38.8
14) Share your religious beliefs with other priests who have similar beliefs38.8
15) Share your religious beliefs with other Catholics who have different beliefs25.9
17) Share your religious beliefs with non-Catholics who have similar beliefs12.9
18) Share your religious beliefs with non-Catholics who have different beliefs25.9
21) Pray with friends of members of your family or household, other than grace at meals.25.9
22) Pray privately514.7
23) Meditation25.9
24) Prayer of hours411.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
356) In your judgment, which activity listed does the most to fulfill the religious needs of an average parishioner in your parish? - First mention (PARNEED1)
TOTAL%
1) Weekend Mass2470.6
2) Daily Mass12.9
10) Read or study the Bible on your own12.9
12) Say grace before meals12.9
13) Share their religious beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs12.9
21) Pray with friends of members of your family or household, other than grace at meals12.9
22) Pray privately411.8
23) Meditation12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
357) In your judgment, which activity listed does the most to fulfill the religious needs of an average parishioner in your parish? - Second mention (PARNEED2)
TOTAL%
1) Weekend Mass720.6
2) Daily Mass12.9
5) Public rosary12.9
7) Communal penance services25.9
8) Communion38.8
9) Confession25.9
10) Read or study the Bible on your own12.9
13) Share their religious beliefs with other Catholics who have similar beliefs38.8
14) Share their religious beliefs with other priests who have similar beliefs25.9
21) Pray with friends of members of your family or household, other than grace at meals12.9
22) Pray privately1029.4
23) Meditation12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
358) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should become more people-oriented; less concerned about its organizational structure and rules. (ISSUE1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree13.0
2) Disagree515.2
3) Agree1442.4
4) Strongly agree1339.4
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
359) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should stress a personal, spiritual relationship to Christ. (ISSUE2)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree38.6
3) Agree1542.9
4) Strongly agree1748.6
TOTAL35100.0
360) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should listen more to the voice of ordinary lay Catholics. (ISSUE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree26.1
2) Disagree26.1
3) Agree2575.8
4) Strongly agree412.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
361) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should put more emphasis on spreading the faith. (ISSUE4)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree12.9
3) Agree2161.8
4) Strongly agree1235.3
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
362) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should make more effort to understand family life. (ISSUE5)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree13.1
3) Agree2268.8
4) Strongly agree928.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
363) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should put less emphasis on lay participation in the Mass or liturgy. (ISSUE6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2161.8
2) Disagree1132.4
3) Agree25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
364) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should follow through more on changes and guidelines that resulted from Vatican II. (ISSUE7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree26.1
2) Disagree26.1
3) Agree2163.6
4) Strongly agree824.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
365) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to the use of contraceptives. (ISSUE8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree617.6
2) Disagree823.5
3) Agree1029.4
4) Strongly agree1029.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
366) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to abortion. (ISSUE9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree25.9
2) Disagree25.9
3) Agree720.6
4) Strongly agree2367.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
367) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should liberalize its position on divorce. (ISSUE10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1235.3
2) Disagree1132.4
3) Agree926.5
4) Strongly agree25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
368) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should allow women to become priests. (ISSUE11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1442.4
2) Disagree824.2
3) Agree824.2
4) Strongly agree39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
369) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should allow married men to become priests. (ISSUE12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree618.2
2) Disagree1133.3
3) Agree1442.4
4) Strongly agree26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
370) The following questions relate to a variety of issues facing the Church and the changes Roman Catholicism has experienced during the past twenty years. Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements. - The Church should encourage communion between Catholics and non-Catholic Christians. (ISSUE13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree928.1
2) Disagree928.1
3) Agree1237.5
4) Strongly agree26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
371) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should become more people-oriented; less concerned about its organizational structure and rules. (PARFEL1)
TOTAL%
2) Parishioner disagrees25.9
3) Parishioner agrees2161.8
4) Parishioner strongly agrees1132.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
372) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should stress a personal, spiritual relationship to Christ. (PARFEL2)
TOTAL%
3) Parishioner agrees2369.7
4) Parishioner strongly agrees1030.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
373) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should listen more to the voice of ordinary lay Catholics. (PARFEL3)
TOTAL%
2) Parishioner disagrees39.4
3) Parishioner agrees1753.1
4) Parishioner strongly agrees1237.5
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
374) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should put more emphasis on spreading the faith. (PARFEL4)
TOTAL%
2) Parishioner disagrees13.0
3) Parishioner agrees2060.6
4) Parishioner strongly agrees1236.4
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
375) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should make more effort to understand family life. (PARFEL5)
TOTAL%
3) Parishioner agrees1134.4
4) Parishioner strongly agrees2165.6
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
376) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should put less emphasis on lay participation in the Mass or liturgy. (PARFEL6)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees824.2
2) Parishioner disagrees1957.6
3) Parishioner agrees515.2
4) Parishioner strongly agrees13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
377) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should follow through more on changes and guidelines that resulted from Vatican II. (PARFEL7)
TOTAL%
2) Parishioner disagrees927.3
3) Parishioner agrees2266.7
4) Parishioner strongly agrees26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
378) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to the use of contraceptives. (PARFEL8)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees515.6
2) Parishioner disagrees1443.8
3) Parishioner agrees1031.3
4) Parishioner strongly agrees39.4
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
379) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should remain strong in its opposition to abortion. (PARFEL9)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees25.9
2) Parishioner disagrees411.8
3) Parishioner agrees1235.3
4) Parishioner strongly agrees1647.1
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
380) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should liberalize its position on divorce. (PARFEL10)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees412.1
2) Parishioner disagrees1133.3
3) Parishioner agrees1751.5
4) Parishioner strongly agrees13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
381) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should allow women to become priests. (PARFEL11)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees515.6
2) Parishioner disagrees2165.6
3) Parishioner agrees618.8
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
382) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should allow married men to become priests. (PARFEL12)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees26.1
2) Parishioner disagrees1339.4
3) Parishioner agrees1648.5
4) Parishioner strongly agrees26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
383) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish strongly agrees, agrees, disagrees or strongly disagrees with the direction the parish should move on these issues? - The Church should encourage communion between Catholics and non-Catholic Christians. (PARFEL13)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioner strongly disagrees26.1
2) Parishioner disagrees1030.3
3) Parishioner agrees1957.6
4) Parishioner strongly agrees26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
384) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - It is morally wrong for couples to live together when they are not married. (STATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2057.1
2) Agree1234.3
3) Disagree25.7
4) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL35100.0
385) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Interracial marriages are morally acceptable. (STATE2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2057.1
2) Agree1337.1
3) Disagree12.9
4) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL35100.0
386) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - It is best if the wife stays at home and husband works to support the family. (STATE3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38.8
2) Agree2264.7
3) Disagree926.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
387) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Both father and mother have the responsibility to care for small children. (STATE4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1954.3
2) Agree1542.9
4) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL35100.0
388) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Strict, "old-fashioned" upbringing is still the best way to raise children. (STATE5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39.1
2) Agree1236.4
3) Disagree1648.5
4) Strongly disagree26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
389) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - The husband should have the "final say" in the family's decision making. (STATE6)
TOTAL%
2) Agree515.2
3) Disagree1957.6
4) Strongly disagree927.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
390) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Parents should have the right to censor textbooks and books selected for the public library. (STATE7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree515.2
2) Agree1442.4
3) Disagree1133.3
4) Strongly disagree39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
391) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Schools share with parents the responsibility for educating children in sexuality. (STATE8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree720.0
2) Agree1954.3
3) Disagree822.9
4) Strongly disagree12.9
TOTAL35100.0
392) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Secular humanism has greatly eroded the moral fiber of our society. (STATE9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1647.1
2) Agree1338.2
3) Disagree514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
393) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Communism is a serious threat within our country. (STATE10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree617.1
2) Agree1028.6
3) Disagree1234.3
4) Strongly disagree720.0
TOTAL35100.0
394) Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - The government should let parents deduct some of the costs of sending their children to parochial schools. (STATE11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1748.6
2) Agree1234.3
3) Disagree411.4
4) Strongly disagree25.7
TOTAL35100.0
395) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - It is morally wrong for couples to live together when they are not married. (PARSTA1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25.9
2) Agree25.9
3) Disagree1955.9
4) Strongly disagree1132.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
396) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Interracial marriages are morally acceptable. (PARSTA2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13.0
2) Agree1442.4
3) Disagree1442.4
4) Strongly disagree412.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
397) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - It is best if the wife stays at home and the husband works to support the family. (PARSTA3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12.9
2) Agree1544.1
3) Disagree1852.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
398) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Both father and mother have the responsibility to care for small children. (PARSTA4)
TOTAL%
2) Agree13.0
3) Disagree2781.8
4) Strongly disagree515.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
399) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Strict, "old-fashioned" upbringing is still the best way to raise children. (PARSTA5)
TOTAL%
2) Agree1340.6
3) Disagree1443.8
4) Strongly disagree515.6
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
400) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - The husband should have the "final say" in the family's decision making. (PARSTA6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree412.1
2) Agree1545.5
3) Disagree1442.4
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
401) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Parents should have the right to censor textbooks and books selected for the public library. (PARSTA7)
TOTAL%
2) Agree515.2
3) Disagree2369.7
4) Strongly disagree515.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
402) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Schools share with parents the responsibility for educating children in sexuality. (PARSTA8)
TOTAL%
2) Agree721.2
3) Disagree2575.8
4) Strongly disagree13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
403) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Secular humanism has greatly eroded the moral fiber of our society. (PARSTA9)
TOTAL%
2) Agree411.8
3) Disagree2573.5
4) Strongly disagree514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
404) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - Communism is a serious threat within our country. (PARSTA10)
TOTAL%
2) Agree1236.4
3) Disagree1751.5
4) Strongly disagree412.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
405) Do you think an average parishioner in your parish would strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree with the following statements? - The government should let parents deduct some of the costs of sending their children to parochial schools. (PARSTA11)
TOTAL%
2) Agree26.1
3) Disagree2472.7
4) Strongly disagree721.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
406) Which of the following statements comes closest to your views about abortion? (ABORTION)
TOTAL%
3) Abortion is acceptable only under certain extreme circumstances.822.9
4) Abortion is never acceptable.2777.1
TOTAL35100.0
407) Do you think religious organizations should or should not try to persuade senators, representatives or city council members to enact legislation they would like to see become law? (LEGISLAT)
TOTAL%
1) They should.3090.9
2) They should not.39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
408) To what degree do you feel your religious beliefs and values guide or influence your voting decisions? (RELVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all12.9
2) Only to a small degree514.7
3) To a large degree2264.7
4) My voting decisions are completely determined by my religious beliefs.617.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
409) Below we have listed two common positions on the best way to approach social problems (e.g., crime, violence, pollution, poverty). Which one is the closest to your beliefs? Statement 1: Social problems can be solved best by first focusing on changing the hearts (that is, attitudes, beliefs, consciences) of individuals. Statement 2: Social problems can be solved best by first focusing on transforming human institutions and environments in which people live. (SOCPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Statement 1: individual change2266.7
2) Statement 2: structural change1133.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
410) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Registration of all firearms (POSIT1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor1337.1
2) Favor1440.0
3) Oppose514.3
4) Strongly oppose38.6
TOTAL35100.0
411) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Death penalty for persons convicted of murder (POSIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor39.4
2) Favor721.9
3) Oppose1443.8
4) Strongly oppose825.0
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
412) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) (POSIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor411.8
2) Favor1029.4
3) Oppose1441.2
4) Strongly oppose617.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
413) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Requiring prayer in public schools (POSIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor39.1
2) Favor1648.5
3) Oppose1236.4
4) Strongly oppose26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
414) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Requiring public schools to give equal time for the teaching of creation theory and evolution theory about man's origins (POSIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor412.5
2) Favor1650.0
3) Oppose721.9
4) Strongly oppose515.6
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
415) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Allowing homosexuals to teach in public schools (POSIT6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor13.2
2) Favor1754.8
3) Oppose825.8
4) Strongly oppose516.1
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
416) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Working to achieve racial integration in the public schools (POSIT7)
TOTAL%
2) Favor1545.5
3) Oppose1236.4
4) Strongly oppose618.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
417) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Increased spending for national defense (POSIT8)
TOTAL%
2) Favor1029.4
3) Oppose1441.2
4) Strongly oppose1029.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
418) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Boycotting or not buying the products of those companies that sponsor television shows in which there is morally objectionable content (POSIT9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor926.5
2) Favor2264.7
3) Oppose25.9
4) Strongly oppose12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
419) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - Urging our own government to "freeze" the development of nuclear weapons, regardless of what the Soviet Union does (POSIT10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor720.6
2) Favor1029.4
3) Oppose823.5
4) Strongly oppose926.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
420) Catholics in the United States hold various positions on a variety of social and Church issues confronting Americans today. Below are statements that address some issues of significance to all Americans. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose these statements? - A joint "freeze" on the development of nuclear weapons by both the U.S. and the Soviet Union (POSIT11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor2573.5
2) Favor720.6
3) Oppose25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
421) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes, or strongly opposes these proposals? - Registration of all firearms (PARPRO1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor39.1
2) Favor1339.4
3) Oppose1339.4
4) Strongly oppose412.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
422) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Death penalty for persons convicted of murder (PARPRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor26.3
2) Favor2475.0
3) Oppose412.5
4) Strongly oppose26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
423) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) (PARPRO3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor13.0
2) Favor1339.4
3) Oppose1854.5
4) Strongly oppose13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
424) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Requiring prayer in public schools (PARPRO4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor515.6
2) Favor2165.6
3) Oppose618.8
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
425) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Requiring public schools to give equal time for the teaching of creation theory and evolution theory about man's origins (PARPRO5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor26.5
2) Favor1961.3
3) Oppose1032.3
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
426) Do you think an average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Allowing homosexuals to teach in public schools (PARPRO6)
TOTAL%
2) Favor39.4
3) Oppose1959.4
4) Strongly oppose1031.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
427) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Working to achieve racial integration in the public schools. (PARPRO7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor13.1
2) Favor825.0
3) Oppose1650.0
4) Strongly oppose721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
428) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes, or strongly opposes these proposals? - Increased spending for national defense (PARPRO8)
TOTAL%
2) Favor1339.4
3) Oppose1751.5
4) Strongly oppose39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
429) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Boycotting or not buying the products of those companies who sponsor television shows in which there is morally objectionable content (PARPRO9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor13.0
2) Favor2575.8
3) Oppose721.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
430) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - Urging our own government to "freeze" the development of nuclear weapons, regardless of what the Soviet Union does (PARPRO10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor39.1
2) Favor721.2
3) Oppose1648.5
4) Strongly oppose721.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
431) Do you think the average parishioner strongly favors, favors, opposes or strongly opposes these proposals? - A joint "freeze" on the development of nuclear weapons by both the U.S. and the Soviet Union (PARPRO11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor1237.5
2) Favor1753.1
3) Oppose13.1
4) Strongly oppose26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
432) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on aid to poor countries (POPTALK1)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.38.8
1) Pope should speak.3191.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
433) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on eliminating poverty from this country (POPTALK2)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.2264.7
1) Pope should speak.1235.3
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
434) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on birth control (POPTALK3)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.1132.4
1) Pope should speak.2367.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
435) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on equal opportunities for advancement, regardless of worker's sex (POPTALK4)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.1750.0
1) Pope should speak.1750.0
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
436) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on sex and violence on TV (POPTALK5)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.2058.8
1) Pope should speak.1441.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
437) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on action for world disarmament (POPTALK6)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.38.8
1) Pope should speak.3191.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
438) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - The Pope on racial integration (POPTALK7)
TOTAL%
0) Pope should not speak.1544.1
1) Pope should speak.1955.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
439) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on Aid to poor countries (BISTALK1)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.617.6
1) Bishops should speak.2882.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
440) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on eliminating poverty from this country (BISTALK2)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.12.9
1) Bishops should speak.3397.1
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
441) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on birth control (BISTALK3)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.1441.2
1) Bishops should speak.2058.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
442) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on equal opportunities for advancement regardless of worker's sex (BISTALK4)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.514.7
1) Bishops should speak.2985.3
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
443) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on sex and violence on TV (BISTALK5)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.411.8
1) Bishops should speak.3088.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
444) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on action for world disarmament (BISTALK6)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.1132.4
1) Bishops should speak.2367.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
445) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Bishops on racial integration (BISTALK7)
TOTAL%
0) Bishops should not speak.38.8
1) Bishops should speak.3191.2
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
446) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on aid to poor countries (PRITALK1)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.823.5
1) Priests should speak.2676.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
447) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on eliminating poverty from this country (PRITALK2)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.823.5
1) Priests should speak.2676.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
448) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on birth control (PRITALK3)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.1235.3
1) Priests should speak.2264.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
449) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on equal opportunities for advancement regardless of worker's sex (PRITALK4)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.823.5
1) Priests should speak.2676.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
450) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on sex and violence on TV (PRITALK5)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.720.6
1) Priests should speak.2779.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
451) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on action for world disarmament (PRITALK6)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.1338.2
1) Priests should speak.2161.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
452) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Priests on racial integration (PRITALK7)
TOTAL%
0) Priests should not speak.1132.4
1) Priests should speak.2367.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
453) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Individual Catholics on aid to poor countries (INDJUDG1)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.2882.4
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.617.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
454) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak. on that matter. - Individual Catholics on eliminating poverty from this country (INDJUDG2)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.2985.3
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
455) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Individual Catholics on birth control (INDJUDG3)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.1750.0
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.1750.0
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
456) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Individual Catholics on equal opportunities for advancement regardless of worker's sex (INDJUDG4)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.3088.2
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.411.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
457) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Individual Catholics on sex and violence on TV (INDJUDG5)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.2676.5
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.823.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
458) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Individual Catholics on action for world disarmament (INDJUDG6)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.2779.4
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.720.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
459) The Church offers guidance and teaching on current issues in a number of different ways: the Pope may issue an encyclical (e.g., on birth control); the bishops may issue a joint statement (e.g., on nuclear disarmament); priests may preach sermons or issue parish newsletters (e.g., on local issues); or it may be an issue on which only the individual Catholic should make a judgment. For each issue below, please indicate which level of authority, if any, ought to speak on that matter. - Individual Catholics on racial integration (INDJUDG7)
TOTAL%
0) This is a moral judgment that should not be made only by the individual.2882.4
1) This is a moral judgment that should be made only by the individual.617.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
460) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Knowledge of learning (PASCHR1)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued38.8
2) Second most valued25.9
3) Third most valued514.7
4) Fourth most valued411.8
5) Fifth most valued38.8
6) Sixth most valued411.8
7) Seventh most valued617.6
8) Eighth most valued411.8
9) Ninth most valued25.9
10) Least important12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
461) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Sensitivity to other's needs (PASCHR2)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued617.6
2) Second most valued1029.4
3) Third most valued1235.3
4) Fourth most valued25.9
5) Fifth most valued25.9
6) Sixth most valued12.9
7) Seventh most valued12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
462) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Holiness (PASCHR3)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued1852.9
2) Second most valued823.5
4) Fourth most valued25.9
5) Fifth most valued25.9
7) Seventh most valued25.9
8) Eighth most valued12.9
9) Ninth most valued12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
463) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Humanity (PASCHR4)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued39.1
2) Second most valued26.1
3) Third most valued39.1
4) Fourth most valued618.2
5) Fifth most valued26.1
6) Sixth most valued412.1
7) Seventh most valued39.1
8) Eighth most valued412.1
9) Ninth most valued39.1
10) Least important39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
464) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Good preacher or speaker (PASCHR5)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued25.9
3) Third most valued25.9
4) Fourth most valued38.8
5) Fifth most valued617.6
6) Sixth most valued617.6
7) Seventh most valued514.7
8) Eighth most valued720.6
9) Ninth most valued25.9
10) Least important12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
465) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Good listener (PASCHR6)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued12.9
2) Second most valued38.8
3) Third most valued720.6
4) Fourth most valued514.7
5) Fifth most valued720.6
6) Sixth most valued720.6
8) Eighth most valued411.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
466) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Good organizer (PASCHR7)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued12.9
4) Fourth most valued25.9
5) Fifth most valued12.9
6) Sixth most valued38.8
7) Seventh most valued514.7
8) Eighth most valued38.8
9) Ninth most valued1544.1
10) Least important411.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
467) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Moderate or middle-of-the-road views on most issues (PASCHR8)
TOTAL%
4) Fourth most valued12.9
5) Fifth most valued12.9
6) Sixth most valued25.9
7) Seventh most valued25.9
8) Eighth most valued25.9
9) Ninth most valued38.8
10) Least important2367.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
468) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Patience (PASCHR9)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued12.9
2) Second most valued411.8
3) Third most valued25.9
4) Fourth most valued617.6
5) Fifth most valued514.7
6) Sixth most valued411.8
7) Seventh most valued38.8
8) Eighth most valued720.6
10) Least important25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
469) Please list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in order of their importance to you as a pastor. - Sense of humor (PASCHR10)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued25.9
2) Second most valued25.9
3) Third most valued38.8
4) Fourth most valued25.9
5) Fifth most valued514.7
6) Sixth most valued38.8
7) Seventh most valued720.6
8) Eighth most valued25.9
9) Ninth most valued823.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
470) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Knowledge of learning (PARCHR1)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued39.1
3) Third most valued39.1
4) Fourth most valued515.2
5) Fifth most valued721.2
6) Sixth most valued39.1
7) Seventh most valued13.0
8) Eighth most valued618.2
9) Ninth most valued412.1
10) Least important13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
471) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Sensitivity to other's needs (PARCHR2)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued39.1
2) Second most valued1133.3
3) Third most valued721.2
4) Fourth most valued618.2
6) Sixth most valued412.1
7) Seventh most valued26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
472) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Holiness (PARCHR3)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued1545.5
2) Second most valued515.2
3) Third most valued412.1
4) Fourth most valued13.0
5) Fifth most valued39.1
6) Sixth most valued13.0
7) Seventh most valued26.1
8) Eighth most valued13.0
10) Least important13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
473) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Humanity (PARCHR4)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued412.5
2) Second most valued39.4
3) Third most valued13.1
4) Fourth most valued13.1
5) Fifth most valued412.5
6) Sixth most valued26.3
7) Seventh most valued515.6
8) Eighth most valued412.5
9) Ninth most valued618.8
10) Least important26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
474) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Good preacher or speaker (PARCHR5)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued515.2
2) Second most valued515.2
3) Third most valued824.2
4) Fourth most valued412.1
5) Fifth most valued515.2
6) Sixth most valued39.1
7) Seventh most valued13.0
8) Eighth most valued26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
475) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Good listener (PARCHR6)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued26.1
2) Second most valued618.2
3) Third most valued515.2
4) Fourth most valued618.2
5) Fifth most valued515.2
6) Sixth most valued39.1
7) Seventh most valued13.0
8) Eighth most valued26.1
9) Ninth most valued13.0
10) Least important26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
476) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Good organizer (PARCHR7)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued13.0
3) Third most valued26.1
4) Fourth most valued618.2
5) Fifth most valued26.1
6) Sixth most valued515.2
7) Seventh most valued412.1
8) Eighth most valued26.1
9) Ninth most valued824.2
10) Least important39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
477) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Moderate or middle-of-the-road views on most issues (PARCHR8)
TOTAL%
3) Third most valued13.0
5) Fifth most valued26.1
7) Seventh most valued515.2
8) Eighth most valued515.2
9) Ninth most valued515.2
10) Least important1545.5
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
478) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Patience (PARCHR9)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued13.0
2) Second most valued26.1
3) Third most valued13.0
4) Fourth most valued39.1
5) Fifth most valued412.1
6) Sixth most valued721.2
7) Seventh most valued515.2
8) Eighth most valued515.2
9) Ninth most valued412.1
10) Least important13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
479) Now use your own judgment to list the following personal characteristics of a parish priest in the order of their importance to an average parishioner. - Sense of humor (PARCHR10)
TOTAL%
3) Third most valued13.0
4) Fourth most valued13.0
5) Fifth most valued13.0
6) Sixth most valued515.2
7) Seventh most valued721.2
8) Eighth most valued618.2
9) Ninth most valued515.2
10) Least important721.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
480) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Preaching (PREACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued720.0
2) Second most valued1337.1
3) Third most valued1028.6
4) Fourth most valued38.6
5) Fifth most valued25.7
TOTAL35100.0
481) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Celebrating Mass and the sacraments (PREACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued2365.7
2) Second most valued925.7
3) Third most valued25.7
4) Fourth most valued12.9
TOTAL35100.0
482) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Visiting the sick and elderly (PREACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued38.6
2) Second most valued822.9
3) Third most valued1337.1
4) Fourth most valued720.0
5) Fifth most valued12.9
6) Sixth most valued38.6
TOTAL35100.0
483) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Leading the parish in projects to help the poor and minorities attain justice (PREACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued13.0
2) Second most valued13.0
3) Third most valued13.0
4) Fourth most valued412.1
5) Fifth most valued927.3
6) Sixth most valued721.2
7) Least important1030.3
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
484) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Administering the parish, its organizations and finances (PREACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued12.9
3) Third most valued411.8
4) Fourth most valued617.6
5) Fifth most valued411.8
6) Sixth most valued823.5
7) Least important1132.4
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
485) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Counseling those who are troubled (PREACT6)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued38.8
3) Third most valued38.8
4) Fourth most valued1029.4
5) Fifth most valued1132.4
6) Sixth most valued411.8
7) Least important38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
486) Please list the following activities of a parish priest in order of their importance from your viewpoint. - Teaching in CCD or continuing education programs (PREACT7)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued12.9
3) Third most valued25.9
4) Fourth most valued38.8
5) Fifth most valued823.5
6) Sixth most valued1235.3
7) Least important823.5
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
487) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Preaching (PARACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued720.6
2) Second most valued1750.0
3) Third most valued12.9
4) Fourth most valued617.6
5) Fifth most valued12.9
6) Sixth most valued25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
488) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Celebrating Mass and the sacraments (PARACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued2573.5
2) Second most valued38.8
3) Third most valued514.7
4) Fourth most valued12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
489) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Visiting the sick and elderly (PARACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued12.9
2) Second most valued1029.4
3) Third most valued1235.3
4) Fourth most valued617.6
5) Fifth most valued38.8
6) Sixth most valued25.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
490) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Leading the parish in projects to help the poor and minorities attain justice (PARACT4)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued13.1
4) Fourth most valued26.3
5) Fifth most valued26.3
6) Sixth most valued412.5
7) Least important2371.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
491) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Administering the parish, its organizations and finances (PARACT5)
TOTAL%
2) Second most valued26.1
3) Third most valued1339.4
4) Fourth most valued927.3
5) Fifth most valued515.2
6) Sixth most valued26.1
7) Least important26.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
492) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Counseling those who are troubled (PARACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Most valued13.0
2) Second most valued13.0
3) Third most valued13.0
4) Fourth most valued721.2
5) Fifth most valued1545.5
6) Sixth most valued721.2
7) Least important13.0
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
493) Please list the following activities of a parish priest as you think an average parishioner would rate their importance. - Teaching in CCD or continuing education programs (PARACT7)
TOTAL%
3) Third most valued26.1
4) Fourth most valued26.1
5) Fifth most valued721.2
6) Sixth most valued1648.5
7) Least important618.2
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
494) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Preaching (RANKACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Most enjoyable514.7
2) Second most enjoyable1029.4
3) Third most enjoyable1029.4
4) Fourth most enjoyable411.8
5) Fifth most enjoyable411.8
7) Least enjoyable12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
495) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Celebrating Mass and the sacraments (RANKACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Most enjoyable2367.6
2) Second most enjoyable411.8
3) Third most enjoyable411.8
4) Fourth most enjoyable38.8
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
496) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Visiting the sick and elderly (RANKACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Most enjoyable617.6
2) Second most enjoyable1132.4
3) Third most enjoyable514.7
4) Fourth most enjoyable617.6
5) Fifth most enjoyable38.8
6) Sixth most enjoyable25.9
7) Least enjoyable12.9
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0
497) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Leading the parish in activities to help the poor and minorities attain justice (RANKACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable13.1
3) Third most enjoyable13.1
4) Fourth most enjoyable13.1
5) Fifth most enjoyable928.1
6) Sixth most enjoyable721.9
7) Least enjoyable1340.6
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
498) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Administering the parish, its organizations and finances (RANKACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Most enjoyable13.0
3) Third most enjoyable618.2
4) Fourth most enjoyable39.1
5) Fifth most enjoyable26.1
6) Sixth most enjoyable927.3
7) Least enjoyable1236.4
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
499) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Counseling those who are troubled (RANKACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Most enjoyable39.4
2) Second most enjoyable515.6
3) Third most enjoyable39.4
4) Fourth most enjoyable928.1
5) Fifth most enjoyable721.9
6) Sixth most enjoyable515.6
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
500) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much you enjoy them. - Teaching in CCD or continuing education programs (RANKACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Most enjoyable26.1
2) Second most enjoyable39.1
3) Third most enjoyable412.1
4) Fourth most enjoyable618.2
5) Fifth most enjoyable618.2
6) Sixth most enjoyable927.3
7) Least enjoyable39.1
Missing2 
TOTAL33100.0
501) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Preaching (TIMEACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Most time39.4
2) Second most time721.9
3) Third most time721.9
4) Fourth most time825.0
5) Fifth most time515.6
6) Sixth most time26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
502) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Celebrating Mass and the sacraments (TIMEACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Most time721.9
2) Second most time825.0
3) Third most time928.1
4) Fourth most time515.6
5) Fifth most time39.4
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
503) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Visiting the sick and elderly (TIMEACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Most time412.5
2) Second most time26.3
3) Third most time618.8
4) Fourth most time825.0
5) Fifth most time515.6
6) Sixth most time515.6
7) Least time26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
504) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Leading the parish in activities to help the poor and minorities attain justice (TIMEACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable26.5
3) Third most time13.2
4) Fourth most time26.5
5) Fifth most time39.7
6) Sixth most time722.6
7) Least time1651.6
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
505) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Administering the parish, its organizations and finances (TIMEACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Most time1959.4
2) Second most time515.6
3) Third most time26.3
4) Fourth most time39.4
5) Fifth most time13.1
6) Sixth most time26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
506) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Counseling those who are troubled (TIMEACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Most time26.3
2) Second most time618.8
3) Third most time412.5
4) Fourth most time39.4
5) Fifth most time721.9
6) Sixth most time618.8
7) Least time412.5
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
507) For the following activities, rank them in order of how much time you spend on each. - Teaching in CCD or continuing education programs (TIMEACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Most time26.3
2) Second most time412.5
3) Third most time13.1
4) Fourth most time26.3
5) Fifth most time721.9
6) Sixth most time928.1
7) Least time721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
508) How many paid staff are assigned to your parish, not including yourself? (PAYSTAFF)
TOTAL%
0) None618.8
1) One to two1650.0
2) Three to five39.4
3) Six to ten515.6
4) Eleven to twenty26.3
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
509) In general, how would you characterize your present staff? - First characteristic (STAFCHR1)
TOTAL%
0) No other characteristics39.4
1) Competent, professional928.1
2) Supports the pastor618.8
3) Unified, teamwork39.4
4) Takes initiative13.1
5) Sensitive to the parishioners13.1
13) Poor teamwork26.3
88) Not applicable721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
510) In general, how would you characterize your present staff? - Second characteristic (STAFCHR2)
TOTAL%
0) No other characteristics515.6
1) Competent, professional13.1
2) Supports the pastor26.3
3) Unified, teamwork618.8
4) Takes initiative412.5
5) Sensitive to the parishioners412.5
6) Friendly13.1
10) Tries to better the parish13.1
13) Poor teamwork13.1
88) Not applicable721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
511) In general, how would you characterize your present staff? - Third characteristic (STAFCHR3)
TOTAL%
0) No other characteristics1134.4
1) Competent, professional13.1
2) Supports the pastor26.3
4) Takes initiative13.1
5) Sensitive to the parishioners13.1
6) Friendly26.3
9) Committed volunteer13.1
10) Tries to better the parish412.5
13) Poor teamwork26.3
88) Not applicable721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
512) In general, how would you characterize your present staff? - Fourth characteristic (STAFCHR4)
TOTAL%
0) No other characteristics1650.0
1) Competent, professional26.3
3) Unified, teamwork13.1
8) Welcomes Vatican II changes13.1
9) Committed volunteer13.1
10) Tries to better the parish26.3
14) Lacks initiative13.1
18) Too traditional13.1
88) Not applicable721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
513) In general, how would you characterize your present staff? - Fifth characteristic (STAFCHR5)
TOTAL%
0) No other characteristics2475.0
15) Insensitive13.1
88) Not applicable721.9
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
514) Please describe your relationship with other staff members. (RELTSTAF)
TOTAL%
1) Very good825.8
2) Good1032.3
3) Fair26.5
4) Poor13.2
8) Not applicable1032.3
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
515) Since you began your present assignment as pastor, have you made changes in the staff? (STAFCHNG)
TOTAL%
0) No826.7
1) Yes1653.3
8) Not applicable620.0
Missing5 
TOTAL30100.0
516) Since you began your present assignment as pastor, what kinds of changes have you made to your staff? - First change (STAFCHN1)
TOTAL%
0) No changes619.4
1) Normal clergy transition26.5
2) Normal staff mobilization412.9
4) Religious expansion26.5
5) Deacons expansion26.5
6) Laity expansion26.5
11) Staff firings26.5
16) Better organization39.7
88) Not applicable825.8
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
517) Since you began your present assignment as pastor, what kinds of changes have you made to your staff? - Second change (STAFCHN2)
TOTAL%
0) No changes1341.9
1) Normal clergy transition13.2
2) Normal staff mobilization39.7
6) Laity expansion26.5
11) Staff firings13.2
12) Discontented resignation26.5
15) Better communication13.2
88) Not applicable825.8
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
518) Since you began your present assignment as pastor, what kinds of changes have you made to your staff? - Third change (STAFCHN3)
TOTAL%
0) No changes1961.3
6) Laity expansion26.5
11) Staff firings13.2
14) Lay responsibility13.2
88) Not applicable825.8
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
519) Since you began your present assignment as pastor, what kinds of changes have you made to your staff? - Fourth change (STAFCHN4)
TOTAL%
0) No changes2271.0
5) Deacons expansion13.2
88) Not applicable825.8
Missing4 
TOTAL31100.0
520) In general, what do you like best about the operation of your diocese in relation to your parish? What do you like least? - First mention (DIOCESE1)
TOTAL%
1) Unity with the Church13.1
2) Moral leadership825.0
3) Support of priests515.6
4) Resources, expertise26.3
6) Educational resources13.1
7) Encourages lay leaders26.3
8) Good communication26.3
9) Helpful marriage tribunal13.1
10) Financial support26.3
12) Lacks moral leadership13.1
20) Drains resources26.3
30) Relationships are fine.39.4
35) Minimal contact13.1
40) Independent of diocese13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
521) In general, what do you like best about the operation of your diocese in relation to your parish? What do you like least? - Second mention (DIOCESE2)
TOTAL%
0) No other mentions618.8
3) Support of priests26.3
5) Liturgical resources26.3
6) Educational resources13.1
8) Good communication412.5
9) Helpful marriage tribunal13.1
10) Financial support26.3
11) Lack of unity26.3
12) Lacks moral leadership13.1
14) Lacks resources13.1
20) Drains resources412.5
21) Administration is too top-heavy39.4
22) Takes too much time13.1
23) Ideological battle13.1
35) Minimal contact13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
522) In general, what do you like best about the operation of your diocese in relation to your parish? What do you like least? - Third mention (DIOCESE3)
TOTAL%
0) No other mentions1650.0
2) Moral leadership13.1
3) Support of priests13.1
6) Educational resources39.4
7) Encourages lay leaders13.1
10) Financial support13.1
12) Lacks moral leadership13.1
13) No support of priests13.1
15) Lacks liturgical resources13.1
18) Lacks communication13.1
20) Drains resources26.3
21) Administration is too top-heavy13.1
26) Arrogance13.1
30) Relationships are fine.13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
523) In general, what do you like best about the operation of your diocese in relation to your parish? What do you like least? - Fourth mention (DIOCESE4)
TOTAL%
0) No other mentions2578.1
9) Helpful marriage tribunal13.1
12) Lacks moral leadership13.1
14) Lacks resources13.1
16) Lacks educational resources13.1
18) Lacks communication13.1
20) Drains resources13.1
35) Minimal contact13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
524) In general, what do you like best about the operation of your diocese in relation to your parish? What do you like least? - Fifth mention (DIOCESE5)
TOTAL%
0) No other mentions2990.6
7) Encourages lay leaders13.1
14) Lacks resources13.1
18) Lacks communication13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
525) In general, what do you like best about the operation of your diocese in relation to your parish? What do you like least? - Sixth mention (DIOCESE6)
TOTAL%
0) No other mentions3196.9
23) Ideological battle13.1
Missing3 
TOTAL32100.0
526) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is a clear hierarchy. (CHURCH1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27.1
2) Moderately agree932.1
3) Moderately disagree1242.9
4) Strongly disagree517.9
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
527) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is spirit filled. (CHURCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13.6
2) Moderately agree310.7
3) Moderately disagree1346.4
4) Strongly disagree1139.3
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
528) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church emphasizes the spiritual more than the material. (CHURCH3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree414.3
2) Moderately agree1346.4
3) Moderately disagree621.4
4) Strongly disagree517.9
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
529) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church has clear teaching authority. (CHURCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27.1
2) Moderately agree932.1
3) Moderately disagree1139.3
4) Strongly disagree621.4
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
530) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is born again. (CHURCH5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree828.6
2) Moderately agree828.6
3) Moderately disagree932.1
4) Strongly disagree310.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
531) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is grace to the world. (CHURCH6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1760.7
2) Moderately agree1035.7
3) Moderately disagree13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
532) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is a pluralism - description, ministry. (CHURCH7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13.6
3) Moderately disagree828.6
4) Strongly disagree1967.9
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
533) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is spiritual leader rather than a hierarchy. (CHURCH8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree621.4
2) Moderately agree1450.0
3) Moderately disagree621.4
4) Strongly disagree27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
534) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is not political/social. (CHURCH9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1346.4
2) Moderately agree517.9
3) Moderately disagree932.1
4) Strongly disagree13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
535) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is sacramental. (CHURCH10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree310.7
2) Moderately agree932.1
3) Moderately disagree1346.4
4) Strongly disagree310.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
536) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is one theology. (CHURCH11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1035.7
2) Moderately agree1035.7
3) Moderately disagree621.4
4) Strongly disagree27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
537) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is it is good to have flexible membership. (CHURCH12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree517.9
2) Moderately agree621.4
3) Moderately disagree1657.1
4) Strongly disagree13.6
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
538) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is where sacrament is most important. (CHURCH13)
TOTAL%
2) Moderately agree310.7
3) Moderately disagree2175.0
4) Strongly disagree414.3
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
539) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is a church string hierarchy. (CHURCH14)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree621.4
2) Moderately agree932.1
3) Moderately disagree1035.7
4) Strongly disagree310.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
540) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is ecumenical. (CHURCH15)
TOTAL%
2) Moderately agree310.7
3) Moderately disagree1450.0
4) Strongly disagree1139.3
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
541) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is a Catholic and social church. (CHURCH16)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree311.1
2) Moderately agree829.6
3) Moderately disagree1140.7
4) Strongly disagree518.5
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
542) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is Jesus as a teacher. (CHURCH17)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree310.7
2) Moderately agree1242.9
3) Moderately disagree1139.3
4) Strongly disagree27.1
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
543) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is a democratic church. (CHURCH18)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1139.3
2) Moderately agree828.6
3) Moderately disagree414.3
4) Strongly disagree517.9
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
544) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church is where the social is as important as the sacraments. (CHURCH19)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27.1
2) Moderately agree1035.7
3) Moderately disagree1139.3
4) Strongly disagree517.9
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
545) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church has a visible priest identity. (CHURCH20)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree310.7
2) Moderately agree621.4
3) Moderately disagree932.1
4) Strongly disagree1035.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
546) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - The model of the Church has a faithful membership. (CHURCH21)
TOTAL%
2) Moderately agree310.7
3) Moderately disagree828.6
4) Strongly disagree1760.7
Missing7 
TOTAL28100.0
547) Extraversion score (Myers/Briggs) (EXTRVERT)
TOTAL%
0) 13.7
3) 13.7
5) 13.7
6) 13.7
7) 13.7
8) 311.1
9) 13.7
10) 27.4
13) 27.4
14) 13.7
15) 13.7
17) 414.8
18) 13.7
19) 27.4
20) 13.7
23) 27.4
25) 13.7
27) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
548) Introversion score (Myers/Briggs) (INTRVERT)
TOTAL%
1) 13.7
2) 13.7
4) 311.1
6) 13.7
8) 27.4
9) 27.4
11) 27.4
12) 13.7
13) 13.7
14) 27.4
15) 27.4
16) 27.4
18) 27.4
20) 13.7
21) 13.7
22) 13.7
24) 13.7
29) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
549) Sensing score (Myers/Briggs) (SENSE)
TOTAL%
0) 13.7
2) 27.4
3) 13.7
5) 27.4
8) 13.7
9) 13.7
11) 27.4
17) 13.7
18) 27.4
20) 13.7
21) 311.1
22) 13.7
23) 27.4
24) 13.7
25) 13.7
26) 13.7
30) 27.4
31) 27.4
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
550) Intuition score (Myers/Briggs) (INTUITIN)
TOTAL%
1) 13.7
2) 518.5
3) 27.4
4) 13.7
5) 311.1
6) 27.4
7) 13.7
9) 13.7
10) 13.7
13) 27.4
14) 13.7
15) 27.4
16) 13.7
18) 13.7
19) 13.7
21) 13.7
23) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
551) Thinking score (Myers/Briggs) (THINKING)
TOTAL%
0) 414.8
1) 13.7
2) 311.1
3) 27.4
4) 311.1
5) 27.4
7) 27.4
8) 13.7
9) 27.4
10) 311.1
11) 13.7
13) 13.7
14) 13.7
16) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
552) Feeling score (Myers/Briggs) (FEELING)
TOTAL%
4) 27.4
6) 13.7
7) 13.7
8) 13.7
9) 13.7
10) 13.7
11) 13.7
13) 27.4
14) 311.1
15) 27.4
16) 27.4
17) 13.7
19) 27.4
21) 27.4
22) 27.4
23) 13.7
24) 13.7
25) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
553) Judging score (Myers/Briggs) (JUDGING)
TOTAL%
1) 13.7
2) 13.7
6) 13.7
9) 13.7
10) 13.7
13) 13.7
14) 311.1
16) 27.4
18) 13.7
19) 27.4
21) 13.7
22) 13.7
23) 27.4
24) 13.7
25) 414.8
26) 27.4
28) 27.4
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
554) Perception score (Myers/Briggs) (PERCEIVE)
TOTAL%
0) 311.1
1) 27.4
2) 27.4
4) 414.8
5) 311.1
6) 13.7
9) 27.4
10) 27.4
11) 13.7
15) 27.4
18) 27.4
21) 13.7
28) 27.4
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
555) Extraversion/introversion (Myers/Briggs) (EXTINT)
TOTAL%
1) Extraversion1451.9
2) Introversion1348.1
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
556) Extraversion/introversion preference score (Myers/Briggs) (EXINPRF)
TOTAL%
1) 13.7
3) 27.4
5) 13.7
9) 13.7
11) 414.8
13) 13.7
17) 311.1
19) 13.7
21) 13.7
23) 13.7
25) 13.7
29) 311.1
33) 27.4
37) 13.7
43) 13.7
47) 13.7
49) 13.7
59) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
557) Sensing/intuition (Myers/Briggs) (SNSINT)
TOTAL%
3) Sensing1866.7
4) Intuition933.3
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
558) Sensing/intuition preference score (Myers/Briggs) (SNINPRF)
TOTAL%
3) 13.7
5) 13.7
7) 13.7
9) 13.7
13) 27.4
15) 13.7
17) 13.7
23) 13.7
27) 13.7
31) 27.4
33) 27.4
35) 311.1
37) 27.4
39) 27.4
41) 13.7
47) 13.7
55) 311.1
57) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
559) Thinking/feeling (Myers/Briggs) (THNKFEEL)
TOTAL%
5) Thinking622.2
6) Feeling2177.8
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
560) Thinking/feeling preference score (Myers/Briggs) (THFEPREF)
TOTAL%
1) 13.7
3) 311.1
5) 13.7
9) 27.4
11) 13.7
13) 27.4
15) 13.7
17) 13.7
19) 311.1
23) 311.1
31) 13.7
33) 13.7
37) 27.4
39) 13.7
43) 13.7
45) 13.7
47) 13.7
49) 13.7
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
561) Judging/perception (Myers/Briggs) (JUDGPERC)
TOTAL%
7) Judging20100.0
Missing15 
TOTAL20100.0
562) Judging/perception preference score (Myers/Briggs) (JUPEPREF)
TOTAL%
3) 13.7
5) 13.7
7) 13.7
9) 13.7
13) 13.7
17) 311.1
19) 13.7
25) 13.7
27) 13.7
31) 27.4
35) 27.4
37) 13.7
39) 13.7
41) 27.4
45) 27.4
47) 13.7
49) 13.7
53) 13.7
55) 311.1
Missing8 
TOTAL27100.0
563) Region of the U.S. (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast617.1
2) Mid-Atlantic514.3
3) Midwest617.1
4) South617.1
5) Inter-mountain617.1
6) Pacific617.1
TOTAL35100.0
564) New parish location (PARLOC)
TOTAL%
1) Urban parishes1028.6
2) Suburban parishes720.0
3) Small-town parishes1337.1
4) Rural parishes514.3
TOTAL35100.0
565) String 1 (STRING1)
TOTAL%
1) Agentic string12100.0
Missing23 
TOTAL12100.0
566) String 2 (STRING2)
TOTAL%
1) Agentic string1100.0
Missing34 
TOTAL1100.0
567) Category labels are not available. (PURENESS)
TOTAL%
1) 1144.0
4) 28.0
13) 1144.0
15) 14.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
568) Agentic/communal (AGENCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Pure agentic person1144.0
3) Integrated person312.0
5) Pure communal person1144.0
Missing10 
TOTAL25100.0
569) I-POLPARTY: Do you have a political party preference? If so, which one? (for use with online analysis) (I-POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) No preference1234.3
2) Republican38.6
3) Democrat1028.6
4) Independent925.7
5) Other12.9
TOTAL35100.0
570) I-REGION: Region of the U.S. (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast617.1
2) Mid-Atlantic514.3
3) Midwest617.1
4) South617.1
5) Inter-Mountain/Pacific1234.3
TOTAL35100.0
571) I-AGE: How old are you? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 31-441235.3
2) 45-54617.6
3) 55-651029.4
4) Over 65617.6
Missing1 
TOTAL34100.0