The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 63, No. 17, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 2, 1979 Page: 4 of 8
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support in poll
NEW YORK (AP)—American Catholics overwhelmingly approve
of Pope John Paul II’s leadership of their church, even if they disagree
with his positions on some social and moral issues, according to a
special Associated Press-NBC News poll.
As the Roman Catholic faithful prepare for the week-long papal
visit to this country, the poll found they tend to agree more with
Americans on some controversial matters than with the pope and the
leadership of their church.
BY A 66-27 margin, American Catholics think that the church
should approve of artificial methods of birth control, and by a 76-19
edge, they say that it is possible to use such methods and still be a good
They approve of divorce, even if children are involved, and they
think the church should recognize such disolutions of marriage.
By a 53-40 edge, they think priests should be allowed to marry.
BUT THEY split nearly evenly on the question of whether women
should be ordained as priests.
And abortion on demand causes a similar schism, with 50 percent in
favor and 45 percent against.
Seventy-nine percent of the Catholics said they approved of the way
the Pope has handled his role as head of the church, while 6 percent
said they disapproved. Fifteen percent were not sure.
Many non-Catholics admitted little knowledge about the pope.
Forty-six percent said they liked the way he has done his job, but
another 46 percent were not sure. Eight percent of the non-Catholics
THE SPECIAL AP-NBC News poll is based on telephone inter-
views with 1,600 adults across the country Sept. 24 and 25. Twenty-
eight percent of those interviewed (449 respondents) said they were
members of the Roman Catholic Church.
Despite the overwhelming good feeling toward the pope, this
country's Catholics disagree w ith many of the church’s positions on is-
sues that touch their lives.
As with every sample survey, the results of the AP-NBC News poll
can vary from the opinions of all those with telephones across the
country because of chance variations in the sample.
FOR POLLS with 1,600 interviews, the results should vary no more
than 3 percentage points either way simply because of sample error.
That is, if one could talk to all adults in the country, there is only one
chance out of 20 that the results would vary from the findings of this
poll b\ more than 3 percentage points.
Tuesday, October 2,1979
doubles as chairman
Lt. Col. Phillip E. Moore, who began
serving this fall as commander of NT's
Air Force ROTC detachment and
chairman of the aerospace studies
department, said his assignment here is
the type that happens only once in a
military career, if at all.
Aerospace studies, the academic name
for ROTC, is designed for cadets as an
introduction to the Air Force.
Moore said as department head and
commander, his goal is “to produce the
kind of lieutenants that I would per-
sonally like to work with on active duty.
I don't want to he embarrassed about
Before coming to NT, Moore was
commander of the 321st Strategic Mis-
sile Squadron at F.E. Warren Air Base
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Management has become active again
after having been dissolved four years
ago. Dr. Aline Arnold, faculty sponsor,
The purpose of the society, which is a
division of the American Management
Association, is to increase students' un-
derstanding of professional manage-
ment, she said.
John Brooks, Director of Career Plan-
ning and Placement, w ill speak on career
opportunities at the next meeting at 2
p.m. Oct. 4 in Business Administration
y For the life of your hair!
Photo by TERRY HA8KER
BRRR—Bob Banks and Dr. Charles Martin of the English faculty take
note of what time it is in Fairbanks. The clock in Language Building 407 is
set four hours behind Central Daylight Time. Dr. Martin's watch reads
Maple Hall to offer
Maple Hall Dorm Association will of-
fer an aerobics clinic as part of a series of
exercise programs to be scheduled dur-
ing the semester.
The session will be taught by Maple
Hall Resident Assistant Sandy Stevens.
Spring junior, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in
Maple Hall 134.
The dorm association recently bought
exercise mats, a ballet bar. mirrors and
bar bells in an effort to give the residents
a chance to become more familiar with
the uses of the new equipment. Dorm
President Liz Taylor said.
The money for the equipment came
from combined sources.
Each year, every dorm receives a sum
of money, and at the end of the ’78-’79
school year, Maple had a surplus. The
unused portion of the money must be
returned to the Housing Department if it
is not spent on something to benefit the
dormitory and its residents, Ms. Taylor
The association added money that is
received from last spring's job-a-thon
held to raise money for an ail-weather
mat at Fouls Field. Participating groups
were allowed to keep 50 percent of the
money they collected.
Moore received his bachelor’s degree
in management from OSU and his
masters degree in business administra-
tion from the University of Nebraska.
As assistant professor of aerospace
studies at the University of Nebraska, he
was awarded three Arnold Air Society
Distinguished Service medals for local,
area and national honors.
The Arnold Air Society there won the
Chenault Trophy, the third highest
award in the nation, under his
leadership, and he was awarded the Air
Force Commendation medal for this as-
Moore was stationed at Clark Air
Base in the Philippines for three years,
where he was awarded the Presidential
Unit Citation for humanitarian service
to the Philippine government.
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