- Dec 7, 2019
The new crop of priests being ordained this year had a wide variety of careers before discerning a call to priesthood, according to a report issued May 3 by the Center for Applied Research in the apostolate.
The headlines from a March 13 Gallup Poll about the growing number of U.S. Catholics who have thought about leaving the Church because of the clergy abuse crisis did not faze one researcher of Catholic data too much.
A new study found that a majority of U.S. bishops are skeptical of the theoretical possibility of women deacons.
A new survey has found that the majority of U.S. Catholic religious orders believe women should be allowed to serve as ordained deacons, lending support to an issue currently under study at the Vatican amid pressure for women to be given greater roles in the Church.
A new study released this week by St. Mary’s Press and CARA seeks to understand why young people are leaving the faith.
Especially after the departure of Steve Bannon, it seems an open question how much influence Catholics have in President Donald Trump’s White House, despite the fact that several of the president’s top aides are actually Catholic. One observer says the door may be open to Catholics who support the president’s agenda, but closed for those not inclined to be “cheerleaders.”