Pope Benedict and Catholic Church's direction

Poll Questions

Q: How would you rate the job the former pope, Benedict the sixteenth, did as leader of the Catholic church – excellent, good, not so good or poor?

Q: How relevant do you think the Catholic Church is in the world today – very relevant, somewhat relevant, not so relevant or not relevant at all?

Q: (Among Catholics only) In general, do you think the Roman Catholic Church is in touch with the views of Catholics in America today, or is it out of touch?

No opinion

Q: (Among Catholics only) Currently, Roman Catholic priests cannot get married. Do you favor or oppose that policy?

No opinion

Q: (Among Catholics only) Currently, women cannot become priests in the Roman Catholic Church. Do you favor or oppose that policy?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Catholic Church has handled the issue of sexual abuse of children by priests?

No opinion

Q: (Among Catholics only) Thinking about the next pope… Do you think the new pope should (maintain the traditional policies of the Church), or should he (change Church policies to reflect the attitudes and lifestyles of Catholics today)?

No opinion

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