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Survey examines Catholics’ views on nuclear weapons, climate change

Catholic World News - December 15, 2011

A study conducted by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) and its Program on International Policy Attitudes has examined the public policy views of Catholics, evangelicals, and other believers.

“A majority of believers, including majorities of Catholics and Evangelicals, see addressing global poverty as a spiritual obligation and see addressing the risks posed by nuclear weapons and global warming as moral imperatives, even if they do not initially associate these imperatives with spiritual obligations,” the Center found. “The study finds little variation between evangelicals and Catholics on these points.”

Among the survey’s findings:

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