Mark M. Gray is a senior research associate at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate and director of CARA Catholic Polls.
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The results of our survey reveal that many divisions within the church run along political lines.
Three years after the 2018 ‘summer of shame,’ what do American Catholics think about the sex abuse crisis?
America asked the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University to survey Catholics nationwide about their understanding of the sexual abuse crisis, its emotional impact and how it has affected their faith.
The Covid-19 pandemic may have long-term effects on Mass attendance, writes Mark M. Gray, detailing the results of a new CARA survey, with many young people hesitant to return to the pews.
The most common decade of birth for alleged abusers was the 1930s, and the most common decade of ordination was the 1960s. This profile has not changed since the sexual abuse crisis made headlines in 2002.
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¿Orgullosa de ser católica? Una encuesta innovadora de America pregunta a las mujeres sobre sus vidas en la Iglesia
Las mujeres católicas podrían ser parte de una ola de votación por el Partido Demócrata en 2018. Están listas para recibir diaconisas.
Catholic women may be part of a Democratic voting wave in 2018. They are ready to welcome women deacons.
What does the typical American Catholic look like? Surveys conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate tell us she is a 48-year-old, non-Hispanic white, married woman with a Catholic spouse. She is of the post-Vatican II generation (born between 1961 and 1981). Born in 1968, she i
Is the Pew Report right about the exodus of Catholics from the church?