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What makes people a good Catholic, is it enough to just believe in God or do you have to show it?

What is your gender?

55% (19) Male
44% (15) Female

34 voters have answered this question.

Where are you from?

75% (25) USA
0% (0) Canada
0% (0) South America
6% (2) Australia
0% (0) Asia
18% (6) Europe
0% (0) Africa

33 voters have answered this question.

Do you believe in God? (if your answer is no or I'm not sure, please skip the next two question)

77% (27) Yes
11% (4) no
11% (4) I'm not sure

35 voters have answered this question.

What else do you do besides believing in him? (multi-select possible)

63% (19) go to church every sunday
23% (7) go to church only on major holidays
26% (8) go to church on other days besides sundays and major holidays
46% (14) pray before meals
16% (5) pray after meals
50% (15) pray before I go to bed
56% (17) go to confession
63% (19) pray for ill/poor people
40% (12) I didn't have premarital sex
36% (11) other (you could specify what exactly it is on the "talk about this pool" page)

30 voters have answered this question.

Why do you believe in God? (multi-select possible)

67% (19) I was brought up like that and never doubted it
28% (8) It was my decision, my parents gave me a choice
25% (7) I don't know, I just do

28 voters have answered this question.

People are not good Catholics if they... (please complete sentence, multi-choice possible)

13% (4) don't go to church every sunday
6% (2) don't go to church only on major holidays
0% (0) don't go to church on other days besides sundays don't and major holidays
0% (0) don't pray before meals
0% (0) don't pray after meals
0% (0) don't pray before they go to bed
0% (0) don't go to confession
0% (0) don't pray for ill/poor people
13% (4) have premarital sex
58% (17) don't believe in God
6% (2) other (you could specify what exactly it is on the "talk about this pool" page)

29 voters have answered this question.

Did you ever change your religion?

75% (24) No
25% (8) yes

32 voters have answered this question.

When was the last time you went to confession?

21% (7) I never did
25% (8) I go every week
21% (7) I go once a month
3% (1) I go twice a month
3% (1) 1 to 2 months ago
6% (2) 2-6 months ago
0% (0) I go every 6 months
3% (1) 6 to 12 months ago
0% (0) I go once a year
9% (3) more that a year ago
0% (0) more than 5 years ago
6% (2) more that 10 years ago
0% (0) even longer than 10 years

32 voters have answered this question.

Would you call yourself a good Catholic based on the definitions you gave earlier?

39% (13) Yes, I do all that
33% (11) Yes, although I don't do all the things which in my eyes would make a good C.
6% (2) No, because I don't even believe in God
6% (2) No, not after I realized how I define a good Catholic
15% (5) I don't care
0% (0) I don't know

33 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2002-08-09 18:59:23 by Schmackie
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