Category Archives: POLLS

Informal but interesting

Gallup Poll shows Pope Francis is not so “Laudato” these days

Have you seen the Gallup Poll on Pope Francis’ popularity? HERE His favorability has, essentially, crashed. Laudato NO! Back in February 2015, Pew Research showed that 70% of all Americans and 90% of Catholics viewed Francis favorably. Today, according Gallup, his … Continue reading

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POLL: My plans for Pope Francis’ new encyclical ‘Laudato si”

A reader sent some questions for a poll.   Let’s see what the reaction is. Yes, I know there are other possible answers, but choose the best here and then use the combox to explain. Registered, approved users my post … Continue reading

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Notes on Eucharistic Prayer II

Every once in the while, when I was saying the Novus Ordo far more often than I do today (last Sunday was the first in several months, after the EF and before an EF baptism), why I used the Roman … Continue reading

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UPDATED! POLL(S): 2015 Holy Thursday Foot Washing Rite – what happened?

UPDATE 10 April Alas, I ran into a problem.  I found that once I “stickyed” this post to the top of the blog page, I couldn’t un-sticky it after that.  Thus, I had to transfer the content to a new … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Wisconsin Judge strikes down law requiring abortion docs to have hospital privileges

At the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel there is a poll about a recent decision of a federal judge (an Obama appointee, probably raised Catholic HERE) to strike down a law requiring that doctors performing abortions (aka infanticide) also have admitting privileges … Continue reading

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POLL: Covering images for 1st Passion Sunday, 5th Sunday of Lent

From this Sunday, traditionally called 1st Sunday of the Passion, it is customary to veil images in churches. What is going on where you are? This is a fine old tradition.  It has to do with deprivation of the senses … Continue reading

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POLL: St. Blaise Day Blessing of Throats

Today we traditionally have the blessing of throats in honor of St. Blaise.  Since yesterday was Candlemas it is logical to associate the blessing with candles.   HERE Did you receive a St. Blaise Day blessing of the throat?  

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Holy Communion at mega Mass in Manila – POLLS

This is how Holy Communion was distributed during the mega-Mass in Manila.

Here is a poll. Anyone can vote, but you have to be a registered participant to comment.

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ACTION ITEM – POLL – Card. Burke on Church becoming “feminized” UPDATE

Over Crux, the same-sex union between the Fishwrap and the secular Boston Globe (with all the same characters). There is a poll, on the left side.. scroll down. I, for one, agree.  Make up your own mind. Results as of this writing… Perhaps … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! – Crux poll on recent Synod of Bishops

I have stopped looking at Crux as often as I did when it first entered the fray. Why?  They say they want “balance”.  I don’t see much balance. Today an email blurb arrived with teases about the fare they are … Continue reading

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