Students Say They Understand the Non-Catholic Perspective Better

Topic

% who say they can explain why the Church teaches what it teaches 

% who say they can explain why some people might disagree with Catholic teaching

Abortion

80.8

84.5

Sexual Orientation

66.9

85.2

End of Life Issues

62.4

63.9

War and Peace

58.3

66.0

Other Xn Traditions

52.3

57.0

Men’s/Women’s Roles

42.1

59.3

The Environment

41.9

27.5

Non-Xn Traditions

38.4

45.3

Economic Issues

25.2

40.2