74% of U.S. Catholics express a favorable view of Pope Benedict. His ratings among Catholics now stand about where they were in March 2008 (just before his U.S. visit). His predecessor, Pope John Paul II, was rated favorably by upwards of 90% of U.S. Catholics in three separate Pew Research polls in the 1980s and 1990s. More: http://pewrsr.ch/Vywhgf

74% of U.S. Catholics express a favorable view of Pope Benedict. His ratings among Catholics now stand about where they were in March 2008 (just before his U.S. visit). His predecessor, Pope John Paul II, was rated favorably by upwards of 90% of U.S. Catholics in three separate Pew Research polls in the 1980s and 1990s. More: http://pewrsr.ch/Vywhgf