More Americans say they have little or no trust in the media

According to a recent Gallup poll, 6 in 10 Americans “have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly.” Distrust of the media remains highest among Republicans, whose confidence in the media (26%) is far lower than Independents (31%) and Democrats (58%). Negativity toward the press is at an all-time high for a presidential election year, according to... More


Obama & the Catholics

He’s taking a hit. According to the latest Pew poll, the president is down eight percentage points with Catholics. As he should be. Among other things, the HHS Mandate affects the Catholic business owner, as much as a cardinal with charge of a chancery building or a religious sister working at a Catholic school. (A point the bishops have been clarifying in point out.) According to the poll, Mi... More

Poll: The New Translation of the Mass

The translations they are a-changing! Louie Verrechio is publishing a multi-part series of articles explaining the new translation of the Roman Missal into English over at the Catholic News Agency. I’m curious to find out – right now, based on what you know – what do you think about the new translation? What do you think about the new translation of the Roman Missal?Market Res... More

Stunning NYT Graphic: Catholics showing *34-point* swing to GOP this year?

Following up on Josh’s post, the picture that is worth a thousand words. It shows that Dems were +10 in 2008 and the GOP may now be +24 among Catholics: Some thoughts: Every poll should be taken with a large grain of salt. Nevertheless, the swing is impressive: Catholics represent the widest switch from Democrat-to-Republican support of any group classified. I’ll be watching the exi... More



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