The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate is a Georgetown University social science research center that focuses on Catholicism and the Catholic Church.
How Catholics voted in 2012 by the television shows they regularly watch. Surprise for The View & Meet the Press?
What are the most important goals of Millennial Catholics? Being rich and famous? That may be a stereotype but...
The number of students enrolled in U.S. Catholic colleges and universities has grown 19% since 2000 to 813,000.
NCR: Use pop culture! http://bit.ly/16El68I. Yes, even weekly attenders pick viral over existing religion content.
Sin Data: U.S. Catholics say they are most susceptible to pride (43%), envy (14%), gluttony (13%), and lust (12%).
How many hrs/day are you using a computer, phone, tablet, etc? 17% of Catholics spend 7+; 14% say they spend none.
"If...a burning bush spoke to you what would you do?" As a survey researcher, I'd have more ?s before any of this:
56% of Catholics ages 17-29 who attended a WYD go to Mass once a month or more now compared to 37% w/ no WYD visit
44 years ago Americans were on the moon. 45% of U.S. adult Catholics would choose journey over other expeditions.
Blood tests may soon tell us our life expectancies (http://dailym.ai/1ddtQEU). Few, of any religion, want to know.
U.S. Catholics' perspectives on the marriage vow considered "hardest to keep" depends on their marital status.
Snapshot of marital status among U.S. Catholics (including living with a partner). Married soon to be a minority?
In 2012, 71% Catholic voters cast ballots at precinct. 58% w/out wait, 26% 1/2 hour or less, 16% waited longer.
Which decade was best? For U.S. Catholics it's the 80s & 50s (21%,20%). U.S. adults, it's the 80s & 90s (22%,20%).
The Catholic Church operates 5,435 hospitals around the world. About one in ten of these, 574, are in the U.S.
Whether 'global warming' or 'global climate', 4 in 10 US adult Catholics think this is having serious impact now.
Statistical challenge of measuring climate policy successes: CO2 rising, high temps stalled http://nyti.ms/165O4PB
Priests, moms, teachers, youth min. net + encouragement for new priests. Friends, dads, relatives net discourage.
What does God think of us? US adults of various affiliations respond. Catholics? Love (58%) & disappointment (22%)
U.S. Catholics least likely to volunteer? Perhaps (m.e. +/-5.6 per. pts.). Make a dif @ CVN: http://bit.ly/17TsjGa
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