Global response to ‘accessible’ family survey Premium27 August 2015 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt
A survey conducted by three German students over five months in 42 countries, examining Catholic views on marriage and the family ahead of the October Synod, has found a high degree of unanimity across cultures on key issues. But responses to questions relating to homosexuality and Communion for the divorced and remarried varied among different countries.Anna and Tobias Roth from Münster University and Sarah Delere from the Free University of Berlin adapted the 46 questions issued to Bishops’ Conferences by the Vatican in December last year into more familiar language, and visited cities in Europe, North Africa, and Latin and North America.They distributed copies in parishes in England, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain Italy, Morocco, Brazil and the US
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