STUDY: Catholics dramatically shift views on homosexuality in last decade

The Barna Group released a fascinating study this week which detailed how attitudes about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have shifted … Continued

The Barna Group released a fascinating study this week which detailed how attitudes about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have shifted in the last decade, breaking out their report among people of various faith. Among the most consequential findings are dramatic changes in how Catholics and Protestants have changed their views on the definition of marriage. Catholics in particular demonstrated some of the most sizable shifts in their attitudes about homosexuality. The research firm also found that unlike members of most faith communities, evangelicals are “one group that has become more resistant toward LGBTQ concerns on several fronts.”

Check out some of the findings in the infographic below.


Via Barna Group

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Elizabeth Tenety Elizabeth Tenety is the former editor of On Faith, where she produced "Divine Impulses," On Faith’s video interview series. She studied Theology and Government at Georgetown University and received her master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. A New York native, Elizabeth grew up in the home of Catholic news junkies where, somewhere in between watching the nightly news and participating in parish life, she learned to ponder both the superficial and the sacred.
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