Monday, December 06, 2010

US Clergy's Professional Reputation Hovers in the Middle

US clergy's professional reputation hovers in the middle

Washington DC (ENInews/RNS). What do nurses, soldiers, pharmacists, elementary school teachers, doctors, and police officers have in common? U.S. Americans say they are all more ethical and honest than members of the clergy, according to a Gallup survey released on 3 December, Religion News Service reports. Slightly more than half of Americans (53 percent) rate the moral values of priests, ministers and other clerics as "very high" or "high." . [250 words, ENI-10-0795] 

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