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Britain’s Catholics support legal abortion, same-sex unions, survey says

June 28, 2017

The latest British Social Attitudes survey shows majority support for legal abortion on demand among respondents who identify themselves as Catholics.

The poll reports that 62% of Catholics see homosexual unions as “not wrong at all,” and a similar number believe that women should be able to abort their children for any reason. And even larger percentage do not see a moral problem with pre-marital intercourse.

The British Social Attitudes survey interviewed only 260 people who were identified as Catholics; that number is generally regarded as too low to produce accurate results.


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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jun. 30, 2017 7:13 AM ET USA

    I think you mean "too low." Self-identified Catholics are statistically not likely to support Catholic teaching on sexual or life issues, sadly.