NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In his latest move, Pope Francis has ordered bishops to do some survey work to find out what the faithful really think about the church’s teachings on marriage and family.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
As CBS 2’s John Slattery reported, in what is considered a radical move, the pope wants to find out what rank-and-file Roman Catholics think.
“You know, for young people, saying the Catholic Church doesn’t take polls – well, guess what? We take polls now,” said the Rev. James Martin, a Vatican watcher and contributor to America Magazine.