Church in Crisis

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

More than thirty million Americans, over 10% of the U.S. population, consider themselves former Catholics. Young adults are alarmingly abandoning the Church, over 70% of American Catholics do not attend Sunday Mass, and only 17% attend every Sunday.

In the United States, the number of Catholic weddings has tragically decreased in the past twenty years we have closed over three thousand parishes and a Catholic school every four days, and many parishes and dioceses are in serious financial trouble.

Our planning at the national and diocesan levels focuses on the challenge of a shrinking Church, like in Europe.  England is the bright light in Western Europe — Catholicism is the dominant religion again since the Reformation.

______________________________________________________________

This entry was posted in English and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Church in Crisis

  1. Pingback: Dynamic Catholic Package | meditationsoncatholicism

Comments are closed.