Catholic and non-Catholic aligned in survey on religious freedom
OTTAWA – There is little difference between the views of Canadian Catholics and the general population when it comes to abortion, conscience rights and the Canada Summer Jobs attestation, according to a poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus.
The poll shows 53 per cent of those who identify as Catholic believe abortion is acceptable and 22 per cent say it should be available at any time during pregnancy. Those numbers compare to 62 and 25 per cent among the general population. Only 26 per cent of Catholics describe themselves as “pro-life,” compared to 22 per cent of the general population. There is virtually