Views about homosexuality among Catholics by views about same-sex marriage (2014) Switch to: Views about same-sex marriage among Catholics by views about homosexuality

% of Catholics who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriageShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Strongly favor/favor92%5%2%1%4,011
Oppose/strongly oppose37%55%4%4%2,547
Don't know50%15%15%20%644
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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