As part of an ongoing national polling effort to track the views of American Catholics, Le Moyne College has released the findings of the March 2009 Contemporary Catholic Trends (CCT) poll, conducted in cooperation with Zogby International.
Important Elements of Faith
64% say Sacraments are very important
61% say Church's concern for the poor is very important
Orthodox or Progressive?
20% self identified as Progressive
11% self identified as Orthodox
Optimistic or Pessimistic?
36% are 'very optimisitc'
5% are 'very pessimistic'