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ACCJOKE from ABC News Religion Poll, 1997
Im going to mention some items and ask you to please tell me whether you think each is acceptable or not acceptable to you personally. Telling a joke about the Pope? (ACCJOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable40946.4
2) Not acceptable42047.6
8) DK/No opinion536.0
Missing14 
TOTAL882100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBCHNG from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
Do you think Pope Benedict should maintain the traditional policies of the Church, or should he change Church policies to reflect the attitudes and lifestyles of Catholics today? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBCHNG)
TOTAL%
1) Maintain the traditional Church policies11450.2
2) Change Church policies to reflect attitudes/lifestyles11048.5
8) DK/No opinion31.3
Missing854 
TOTAL227100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBHMRT from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. How about encouraging human rights?--How high a priority should encouraging human rights be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBHMRT)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority14161.3
2) High but not the highest7934.3
3) Lower priority93.9
8) DK/No opinion10.4
Missing852 
TOTAL230100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBPRST from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. How about making it attractive for people to serve as priests?--How high a priority should making it attractive for people to serve as priests be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBPRST)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority6929.9
2) High but not the highest9541.1
3) Lower priority5423.4
4) No priority73.0
8) DK/No opinion62.6
Missing852 
TOTAL231100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBRELT from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict: the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. How about improving the Catholic Churchs relations with other religions?--How high a priority should improving the Catholic Churchs relations with other religions be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBRELT)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority7231.3
2) High but not the highest12453.9
3) Lower priority2711.7
4) No priority52.2
8) DK/No opinion20.9
Missing852 
TOTAL230100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBSEXA from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. How about addressing the issue of sexual abuse?--How high a priority should addressing the issue of sexual abuse by priests be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBSEXA)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority16471.3
2) High but not the highest5624.3
3) Lower priority83.5
4) No priority10.4
8) DK/No opinion10.4
Missing852 
TOTAL230100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBTRAD from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict: the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. The first is preserving the churchs traditions.--How high a priority should preserving the churchs traditions be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority9541.5
2) High but not the highest10043.7
3) Lower priority3214.0
4) No priority10.4
8) DK/No opinion10.4
Missing853 
TOTAL229100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBWILL from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
What do you think Pope Benedict WILL do: maintain the traditional policies of the Church, or change Church policies to reflect the attitudes and lifestyles of Catholics today? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBWILL)
TOTAL%
1) Maintain the traditional Church policies18480.0
2) Change Church policies to reflect attitudes/lifestyles3113.5
8) DK/No opinion156.5
Missing852 
TOTAL230100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBWOMN from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict: the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. How about responding to the concerns of women in the church? --How high a priority should responding to the concerns of women in the church be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBWOMN)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority5222.6
2) High but not the highest12453.9
3) Lower priority4318.7
4) No priority93.9
8) DK/No opinion20.9
Missing852 
TOTAL230100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_PBYNG from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
For each item I name, please tell me how high a priority it should be for Pope Benedict: the highest priority, a high priority but not the highest, or a lower priority than that. How about responding to the concerns of young Catholics?--How high a priority should responding to the concerns of young Catholics be for Pope Benedict? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_PBYNG)
TOTAL%
1) Highest priority9942.9
2) High but not the highest12051.9
3) Lower priority114.8
8) DK/No opinion10.4
Missing852 
TOTAL231100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


INFLPOPE from Harris 1979 ABC News Survey No.792113
ASKED OF THOSE WHOSE SAID THEIR RELIGION WAS PROTESTANT, JEWISH, OTHER, NONE, OR NOT SURE: As far as the world outside the Catholic Church goes, compared to 15 years ago, do you feel that today the Pope has more influence and authority on non-religious matters in the world, less influence, or about the same amount of influence as he had 15 years ago? (INFLPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) More influence35033.2
2) Less influence25324.0
3) About the same amount40238.2
4) Not sure484.6
TOTAL1053100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPEVATN from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1993
In the last five years, has your confidence in the Pope and the Vatican changed? Have you become more confident in them, less confident, or has there been no change? (POPEVATN)
TOTAL%
1) More confident24213.2
2) Less confident29816.2
3) No change1,28269.7
4) Not sure140.8
5) Refused20.1
TOTAL1,838100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPESPKS from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,95583.0
1) Certainly true1323.7
2) Probably true1835.1
3) Uncertain if true or false1985.6
4) Probably false411.2
5) Certainly false330.9
8) Dont know70.2
9) No answer100.3
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESPKY from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the Pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKY)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,31593.1
1) Certainly false110.3
2) Probably false200.6
3) I am uncertain whether this is false or true932.6
4) Probably true651.8
5) Certainly true431.2
8) Dont know70.2
9) No answer50.1
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESPKS from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,77176.9
1) Certainly true2204.5
2) Probably true3467.1
3) Uncertain if true or false3717.6
4) Probably false972.0
5) Certainly false531.1
8) Dont know230.5
9) No answer200.4
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESP_1 from General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS_1) (POPESP_1)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,48274.1
1) Certainly true1326.6
2) Probably true1316.6
3) I am uncertain whether this is true or false1618.1
4) Probably false502.5
5) Certainly false271.4
8) Dont know40.2
9) No answer130.7
TOTAL2000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESP_2 from General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS_2) (POPESP_2)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,62981.5
1) Certainly true874.4
2) Probably true1185.9
3) I am uncertain whether this is true or false1105.5
4) Probably false251.3
5) Certainly false241.2
8) Dont know40.2
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL2000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESP_3 from General Social Survey Panel Data (2006 Sample)
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS_3) (POPESP_3)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,71185.6
1) Certainly true593.0
2) Probably true914.6
3) I am uncertain whether this is true or false884.4
4) Probably false231.2
5) Certainly false150.8
8) Dont know50.3
9) No answer80.4
TOTAL2000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESPKS from General Social Survey, 2004
Asked only OF Catholics: Under certain conditions the Pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS)
TOTAL%
1) Certainly true8225.6
2) Probably true8827.5
3) I am uncertain whether this is true or false11134.7
4) Probably false226.9
5) Certainly false123.8
8) No answer51.6
TOTAL320100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


POPESPKS from General Social Survey, 2006
We are interested in what American Catholics think about religious matters. Please select the answer from this card that comes closest to your own personal opinion about the following statement: Under certain conditions, the pope is infallible when he speaks on matters of faith and morals. (POPESPKS)
TOTAL%
1) Certainly true18724.8
2) Probably true19125.3
3) I am uncertain whether this is true or false24332.2
4) Probably false689.0
5) Certainly false405.3
8) No answer70.9
9) Not applicable182.4
TOTAL754100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


INFALLI from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1987
The following statements deal with what you think it takes to be a good Catholic. Please tell me if you think a person can be a good Catholic without performing these actions. -- Without believing in the infallibility of the Pope. (INFALLI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65445.1
2) No65945.5
3) Not sure /Refused1369.4
TOTAL1,449100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GDCTH_12 from Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007
To be a good Catholic, do you have to . . .? Believe the Pope is infallible (GDCTH_12)
TOTAL%
-2) Dont know/Undecided20.5
1) Yes13734.6
2) No25764.9
Missing129 
TOTAL396100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


INFALLIB from Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007
Please tell me how important each aspect of Catholicism is to your Catholic identity? Is it very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all? How important is . . .? An infallible Pope (INFALLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14536.5
2) Somewhat important12030.2
3) Not too important6917.4
4) Not important at all6315.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPEIMPT from Catholics in Indiana: A Social and Religious Profile, 1994
Some beliefs and practices may be more important to you than others. Please circle the response which indicates the level of importance you personally attach to each of the following. -- Believing in the infallibility of the pope (POPEIMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important92121.5
2) Very important89620.9
3) Somewhat important1,28830.1
4) Not very important70616.5
5) Not important at all47111.0
TOTAL4282100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


POPEINFL from Catholics in Indiana: A Social and Religious Profile, 1994
Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- The pope is infallible. (POPEINFL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1,03823.7
2) Agree somewhat89820.5
3) Uncertain76617.5
4) Disagree somewhat90420.7
5) Strongly disagree76517.5
TOTAL4371100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


INFALLIB from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1993
The following statements deal with what you think it takes to be a good Catholic. Please tell me if you think a person can be a good Catholic without performing these actions. -- Without believing in the infallibility of the Pope. (INFALLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92550.3
2) No77842.3
3) Not sure/Refused1357.3
TOTAL1,838100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987
ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED YES TO BEING ROMAN CATHOLIC: Do you think the Popes teachings are infallible? (POPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable2,49874.3
1) Yes2357.0
2) Mostly872.6
3) No43012.8
8) Dont know1133.4
TOTAL3363100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


INFALLIB from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Would you please think about each of the religious beliefs listed below and then indicate how certain you are that it is true. -- The Pope is infallible in matters of faith. (INFALLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Completely true40114.9
2) Probably true2268.4
3) Probably not true40214.9
4) Definitely not true1,67161.9
TOTAL2700100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


OPINION5 from Religion and Politics Survey, 1996
Now Id like your views on some people and things in the news. As I read from a list, please tell me which category best describes your overall opinion of -- Pope John Paul II (OPINION5)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1,18728.4
2) Mostly favorable1,99347.7
3) Mostly unfavorable3718.9
4) Very unfavorable1643.9
5) Never heard of471.1
6) Cant rate41710.0
TOTAL4,179100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


F16POPE from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Next, I will read off the names of some people in the news. As I read each name, tell me if your opinion of them is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable-or if you have never heard of them. P. Pope John Paul II (F16POPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable81143.3
2) Mostly favorable81643.6
3) Mostly unfavorable1689.0
4) Very unfavorable784.2
TOTAL1873100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


THERM9 from America's Evangelicals
Now, Id like to rate your feelings toward some people and organizations, with one hundred meaning a VERY WARM, FAVORABLE feeling; zero meaning a VERY COLD, UNFAVORABLE feeling; and fifty meaning not particularly warm or cold. You can use any number from zero to one hundred, the higher the number the more favorable your feelings are toward that person or organization. If you have no opinion or never heard of that person or organization, please say so. Give Pope John Paul II a rating, with 100 meaning a very warm, favorable feeling; zero meaning a very cold, unfavorable feeling; and 50 meaning not particularly warm or cold. (IF DONT KNOW:) Would you say you are unable to give an opinion of Pope John Paul II, or have you never heard of Pope John Paul II? (THERM9)
TOTAL%
0) Very Cold, Unfavorable784.8
1) 60.4
2) 40.2
4) 20.1
5) 100.6
6) 10.1
7) 10.1
8) 10.1
9) 10.1
10) 432.7
12) 10.1
15) 60.4
20) 412.5
25) 342.1
30) 241.5
33) 10.1
35) 50.3
40) 322.0
44) 10.1
45) 70.4
47) 10.1
50) 32119.9
51) 30.2
55) 10.1
60) 503.1
65) 130.8
68) 10.1
70) 613.8
75) 1137.0
80) 1167.2
85) 221.4
89) 10.1
90) 1036.4
95) 231.4
98) 70.4
99) 90.6
100) Very Warm, Favorable28217.5
101) No Opinion/DK1559.6
102) Never Heard of291.8
TOTAL1610100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


CHRS_LDR from God and Society in North America, 1996
Who would you consider to be (Canada: Canadas/U.S.: Americas) most important Christian leader today? (CHRS_LDR)
TOTAL%
1) Billy Graham81313.5
2) No one at all76112.6
3) Pope John Paul II5609.3
4) Marion Best230.4
5) Preston Manning420.7
6) Gordon B. Hinkley300.5
7) My pastor/minister490.8
8) Mother Theresa540.9
9) Jesse Jackson560.9
10) Bill Clinton290.5
11) Pat Robertson530.9
12) Jean Chretien280.5
13) Nuns20.0
14) Jesus Christ380.6
15) Dobson310.5
16) Monseigneur Turcotte731.2
17) Cardinal OConnor120.2
18) God220.4
19) Myself120.2
20) Pat Buchanan120.2
21) Cardinal Bernadin240.4
22) Oral Roberts90.1
23) Archbishop of Montreal100.2
24) Robert Schuler170.3
25) Ralph Reid270.4
26) Bishop(s)320.5
27) Archbishop Exner30.0
28) Monseigneur Couture160.3
29) Jerry Falwell70.1
30) John Hagee50.1
31) David Maines150.2
32) Cardinal Leger70.1
33) Archbishops80.1
34) Cardinal of Montreal30.0
35) Bishop of Montreal50.1
36) Jean Vanier60.1
37) Jimmy Carter60.1
38) Cardinals90.1
39) Gregoire30.0
40) Charles Stanley40.1
41) Cardinal Carter30.0
42) Cardinal Bernardlaw30.0
43) Pat Robinson40.1
44) Brian Stiller60.1
45) Newt Gingrich30.0
46) Louis Farrakan30.0
47) Catholic Church40.1
48) Everyone who is christian90.1
49) Other2894.8
50) Dont know2,78346.2
TOTAL6023100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Other
Mode:Phone


PJP from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Pope John Paul the Second? (PJP)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable81264.9
2) Unfavorable30024.0
8) DK/No opinion13911.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1,251100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Pope John Paul the Second has handled his job as pope? [INTERVIEWER NOTE: Get answer and then ask: Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?] (POPE)
TOTAL%
1) Approve STRONGLY23819.1
2) Approve SOMEWHAT47938.5
3) Disapprove SOMEWHAT15912.8
4) Disapprove STRONGLY15912.8
8) DK/No opinion20816.7
Missing37 
TOTAL1,243100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE1 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done preserving the churchs traditions - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE1)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent10717.4
2) Good29047.2
3) Not so good8614.0
4) Poor457.3
8) DK/No opinion8714.1
Missing665 
TOTAL615100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE10 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done setting a personal moral example - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE10)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent18428.9
2) Good28344.4
3) Not so good7211.3
4) Poor365.7
8) DK/No opinion629.7
Missing644 
TOTAL637100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE2 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done making Catholicism appealing to people today - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE2)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent284.5
2) Good24239.1
3) Not so good18429.7
4) Poor558.9
8) DK/No opinion11017.8
Missing663 
TOTAL619100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE3 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done responding to the concerns of women in the church - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE3)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent284.5
2) Good18229.4
3) Not so good19531.5
4) Poor9114.7
8) DK/No opinion12319.9
Missing663 
TOTAL619100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE4 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done responding to the concerns of young Catholics - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE4)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent487.7
2) Good20432.9
3) Not so good16927.3
4) Poor7512.1
8) DK/No opinion12420.0
Missing661 
TOTAL620100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE5 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done making it attractive for people to serve as priests - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE5)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent345.5
2) Good20232.8
3) Not so good18530.0
4) Poor9014.6
8) DK/No opinion10517.0
Missing665 
TOTAL616100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE6 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done improving the Catholic Churchs relations with other religions - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE6)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent8112.7
2) Good27042.3
3) Not so good13921.8
4) Poor477.4
8) DK/No opinion10216.0
Missing643 
TOTAL639100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE7 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done encouraging democracy around the world - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE7)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent12119.0
2) Good30648.0
3) Not so good11317.7
4) Poor284.4
8) DK/No opinion7011.0
Missing643 
TOTAL638100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE8 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done encouraging human rights - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE8)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent16024.9
2) Good30347.2
3) Not so good8613.4
4) Poor243.7
8) DK/No opinion6910.7
Missing640 
TOTAL642100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE9 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
How would you rate the job John Paul the Second has done improving respect for the Roman Catholic Church - excellent, good, not so good or poor? (POPE9)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent579.0
2) Good24638.7
3) Not so good18729.4
4) Poor7111.2
8) DK/No opinion7411.7
Missing646 
TOTAL635100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PRABUS3 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
Do you think the pope has done enough to address the problem of sexual abuse of children and teenagers by priests, or should he have done more? (PRABUS3)
TOTAL%
1) Has done enough14511.5
2) Should have done more1,03681.9
8) DK/No opinion846.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1,265100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


LDPOPE from ABC News Church in Crisis Poll, 2002
[Asked of Catholics only] How satisfied are you with the leadership provided by the Pope - very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? (LDPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied10140.9
2) Somewhat satisfied9538.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied3313.4
4) Very dissatisfied114.5
8) DK/No opinion72.8
Missing839 
TOTAL247100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


ADPOPE from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996
Here are some people that have been in the news. Please tell me how much you admire each of them: greatly admire, somewhat admire, do not admire, or dont you know enough about the person to say -- Pope John Paul II. (ADPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Greatly admire23335.7
2) Somewhat admire26841.1
3) Dont admire6610.1
4) Dont know enough8412.9
5) Refused10.2
TOTAL652100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPEGOOD from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992
We are asking about church issues, in your case, Catholic church issues. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly. -- Pope John Paul II is doing a good job leading the Church. (POPEGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree75146.3
2) Somewhat Agree61537.9
3) Somewhat Disagree925.7
4) Strongly Disagree744.6
5) Dont know/Refused905.5
TOTAL1,622100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GRDPOPE from Catholics in Indiana: A Social and Religious Profile, 1994
Using the school grading system of A(excellent), B, C, D and F(fail), how would you rate Pope John Paul IIs leadership of the Church? (GRDPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) A1,66538.5
2) B1,67238.7
3) C73116.9
4) D2004.6
5) F531.2
TOTAL4321100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


POPEJP from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Politics and International Relations, 2005
On another subject, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Pope John Paul the Second? (POPEJP)
TOTAL%
1) Favorable67068.4
2) Unfavorable15215.5
8) DK/No opinion15716.0
TOTAL979100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPEVIEW from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Politics and International Relations, 2005
Has John Paul the Second had an influence on you personally in terms of your moral views, or not? [INTERVIEWER: If Yes, ask: Has it been a strong influence, or not strong?] (POPEVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, strong influence12912.9
2) Yes, not strong influence595.9
3) No80080.0
8) DK/No opinion121.2
TOTAL1000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPEVICR from Catholic Pluralism Project, 1995
Now Im going to read some statements that some people have made about religion and the Catholic Church. Please tell me to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement. -- The Pope is the Vicar of Christ on Earth. (POPEVICR)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly46944.3
2) Agree somewhat29327.7
3) Disagree somewhat12611.9
4) Disagree strongly12211.5
5) Not sure484.5
TOTAL1058100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


QA2 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church
For a Catholic the principal teacher of the faith is: (QA2)
TOTAL%
1) The Pope and the bishops of the Church3317.5
2) The pastor and the religious teachers157.9
3) Christ teaching through the Church9248.7
4) The clear voice of conscience168.5
5) The holy, Roman Catholic Church3317.5
TOTAL189100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


THEPOPE from Ministry With Young Adults - A National Catholic Initiative, 1995
Do you believe the Pope, the successor of St. Peter, is the visible source of unity in the Church? (THEPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,23380.5
2) No1435.2
3) Not sure39914.4
TOTAL2775100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


MYVU7 from Toward Shaping the Agenda: A National Survey of Catholic Religious Education, Survey of Children Aged 10-11, 1993
In this section, you are asked about your views on Church teaching and about your values. Please remember that this survey is confidential. Please respond to each statement -- The Pope is the head of the Catholic Church on earth. (MYVU7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree80153.8
2) Agree34223.0
3) Not sure/I do not know20113.5
4) Disagree885.9
5) Strongly disagree563.8
TOTAL1488100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


PPLPOPE from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005
Now Id like your views on some people. Would you say your overall opinion of Pope Benedict the sixteenth is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (PPLPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable22110.0
2) Mostly favorable75734.3
3) Mostly unfavorable1597.2
4) Very unfavorable833.8
5) Never heard of763.4
8) Cant rate87839.8
9) Refused331.5
Missing2,200 
TOTAL2,207100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


OPPOPEBN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007
Would you say your overall opinion of Pope Benedict the Sixteenth is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPPOPEBN)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable43614.3
2) Mostly favorable1,09635.9
3) Mostly unfavorable36512.0
4) Very unfavorable1906.2
5) Never heard of2347.7
8) Cant rate69622.8
9) Dont Know/Refused341.1
TOTAL3,051100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPEHRD from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007
In 2005, Pope Benedict the sixteenth became head of the Roman Catholic Church. How much have you heard about Pope Benedict…a lot, a little, or nothing at all? (POPEHRD)
TOTAL%
1) A lot56718.6
2) A little1,90362.4
3) Nothing at all55618.2
9) Dont Know/Refused260.9
TOTAL3,052100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPELBCN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007
And how would you describe Pope Benedict the sixteenth…is he very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal or very liberal? (POPELBCN)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative50020.2
2) Conservative89036.0
3) Moderate41516.8
4) Liberal1044.2
5) Very Liberal341.4
9) Dont Know/Refused52821.4
Missing582 
TOTAL2,471100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


NAMEPOPE from Brazil Religion Survey, 2007
What is the name of the current Pope? (NAMEPOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Benedict XVI/ Benedict the 16th2,79249.0
2) Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger460.8
98) Other answers5068.9
99) Dont know2,35641.3
TOTAL5700100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


C_APROVP from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
Do you approve or disapprove of the selection of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (RAT-zinger), now known as Pope Benedict the 16th, as the next pope? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_APROVP)
TOTAL%
1) Approve63560.4
2) Disapprove19618.6
8) DK/No opinion22020.9
Missing31 
TOTAL1,051100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C_FEELPB from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005
How would you describe your feelings about the selection of Ratzinger (RAT-zinger) as pope: very enthusiastic, somewhat enthusiastic, not too enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all? (Note: asked of Catholics only.) (C_FEELPB)
TOTAL%
1) Very enthusiastic6227.0
2) Somewhat enthusiastic10646.1
3) Not too enthusiastic3414.8
4) Not enthusiastic at all219.1
8) DK/No opinion73.0
Missing852 
TOTAL230100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


POPE from Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007
Do you approve or disapprove of the job being done by . . .? The Pope, Benedict XVI (POPE)
TOTAL%
-2) Dont know/Undecided256.3
-1) Refused10.3
1) Approve29674.6
2) Disapprove7518.9
Missing127 
TOTAL397100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


 

Subcategories
InfallibilityThis question type asks the respondents about the infallibility of the Pope.
John Paul IIThis question type asks the respondent's opinion of Pope John Paul II specifically.
Leader of the Church/FaithThis question type asks the respondent if the Pope is the leader of the church/faith.
Pope Benedict XVIThis question type asks the respondent's opinion of Pope Benedict XVI specifically.

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