The new poll of Catholics conducted by Univision gives me the willies. The questions are not framed well, for starters. More worrisomely, these kinds of polls, by their nature, suggest that there is some democratic instinct the Church should embrace, ignoring the fact that, say, 50 million Catholics can be wrong, or that Nixon won. Twice.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: What kind of reformer is Francis?
- Vatican event tackles women's equality, inclusion, ordination
- Stopping the Islamic State without making matters worse
- This issue's Special Section: Catholic Education
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