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← RDFRS UK/Ipsos MORI Poll #2: UK Christians oppose special influence for religion in public policy

Steve Zara's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by Steve Zara

It may be worth mentioning that there is even more reason why religious leaders and religious views deserve vastly less respect than they are given now in the UK. I have dug up the figures from the YouGov survey of Catholics I mentioned earlier. They are quite astonishing: 70% support abortion, 90% support contraception, 89% believe that homosexuality is morally acceptable.

It's clear that for the majority of Catholics in the UK, the Pope is not a moral leader, in fact his views are simply ignored. So, inviting the Pope here and calling him a leader of UK Catholics is nonsense.

Comment 24 by Slippy

I'm not really in the know when it comes to interpretation of survey results and statistical relevance so I'd appreciate it if someone could answer this..

In a census survey of the UK, were 50 odd% of the population identify as xtian, how relevant are the results of this survey when performed on 1136 people?

Actually, that is a good number. The survey companies are statistical experts and really know what they are doing!

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:42:46 UTC | #917515