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6/4/2014 (6 months ago)

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American values are eroding quickly.

A Gallup poll confirms what many of us have suspected, American culture is shifting for the worse. Values are eroding and what is considered "okay" is becoming increasingly libertine and amoral.

Values, which hold a family together, are eroding.

Values, which hold a family together, are eroding.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

6/4/2014 (6 months ago)

Published in Marriage & Family

Keywords: family, values, gallup, poll


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The results of the annual "Values and Beliefs Survey" from the Gallup organization are in and the comparisons to 2001 show a fundamental shift between what is acceptable and what is not to most Americans.

The following list of statistics tells a story. It is a tragic story of the erosion of traditional family-based values. It is a story with a bleak ending that is yet to come. Our nation will need a lot of prayers and action to reverse this trend. The cancer has spread though the fabric of our nation.

Pray for our nation!

This is what your neighbors think about:

Sex between an unmarried man and woman

2001: 53%

2014: 66%

Divorce

2001: 59%

2014: 69%

Having a baby outside of marriage

2001: 45%

2014: 58%

Gay or lesbian relations

2001: 40%

2014: 58%

Medical research using stem cells from human embryos

2001: 52%

2014: 65%

Pornography

2001: 30%

2014: 33%

Suicide

2001: 13%

2014: 19%

Cloning Humans

2001: 7%

2014: 13%


If we have any hope amid this despair, it is in Christ Jesus. We hope you will join us in prayer.

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Christmas, hope for humanity:
That the birth of the Redeemer may bring peace and hope to all people of good will.
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