New poll: Americans happy with Pope Francis

MGN Online
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 9:35am

Pope Francis is about to celebrate his first Christmas at the Vatican and a new poll suggests American Catholics are happy he's at the helm of their church.

88-percent of U.S. Catholics approve of how he's been doing his job since he became Pope in March, that according to a CNN/ORC poll. And about two-thirds approve of the Pope's recent comments on capitalism, abortion, homosexuality and the role of women in the church.

Even non-catholics are happy with Pope Francis. 72-percent of Americans, catholic or not, have a favorable view of the Pope.

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