While little has been divulged officially so far about the views collected from Catholic respondents, it's been possible to glean some measure of the strong feelings being expressed.
A Belgian bishop said the president of the bishops' conference urged Catholics to respect a court judgment against him for failing to act on allegations of abuse.
However, Auxiliary Bishop Jean Kockerols of Mechelen-Brussels also said the ruling provoked concern that it could spur more claims for damages, and he said it would take a while for the church to regain credibility.
"The Christian ethic is based on lasting relationships where exclusivity, loyalty, and care are central to each other."
The first bottles of Spencer Trappist Ale, brewed by the monks at St. Joseph's Abbey. barely hit the shelves before they were sold out.
Belgian legislators voted to make their country the world's first to allow euthanasia for small children, despite vigorous opposition from the Catholic church and all main religious groups.
"We are saddened and fearful for the future after this vote to extend euthanasia to children without any age limit," said the Catholic bishops' conference.
Review: "The Monuments Men" is at once simple and complex and about so much more than the greatest treasure hunt in history.