The British public on Benedict’s social teaching

Theos reports today on the findings of a ComRes poll of 2,003 British adults in connection with the visit of the Pope.

Strikingly, despite popular disapproval about paying for his visit, a majority of the British public was in favour of eleven out of twelve of his ethical statements from the encyclical Caritas in Veritate. Theos notes that “a majority of the public even agree with some Catholic teaching about sexuality, with 63% agreeing that ‘It is irresponsible to view sexuality merely as a source of pleasure’.“

The full Theos news item can be viewed by clicking here and the data tables are accessible from that page.

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