"...Over the past two weeks, I've had extensive discussions with a wide group of Catholic leaders about the state of the Church in the United States. The frustration and impatience among Catholics, which I discussed last February in "Is It Time for a Catholic Tea Party?," continue to grow..." more...
One problem is, Bishops are not elected.
And for the Bishops this little tid bit... In a study conducted by the Pew Forum, "...Forty-five percent of Roman Catholics who participated in the study didn't know that, according to church teaching, the bread and wine used in Holy Communion is not just a symbol, but becomes the body and blood of Christ..." more... As a Catechist that is real scary.
I scored a 93%, I did not know about Nirvana, and who was a key figure in the 1st Great Awakening. I can live with that.
Take this quiz yourself.Pew forum