- Apr 14, 2021
While tensions have increased between the Catholic Church in Spain and the left-wing government led by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, studies also have shown a growing rift between the Catholic Church and Spaniards in general.
Spain, a bastion of Christianity in Europe for centuries, finds itself in a crisis of faith as the influence of Catholicism continues to decline.
When it comes to threats to Christianity, a longtime missionary in Africa has argued that more than physical persecution, Western secularism poses a greater danger, as the Christian faith is rapidly expanding in areas where Christians are persecuted, whereas it is declining in the traditionally Christian West.
A new study reveals both a decline in American religiosity.
Robert Feduccia, founding director of the Youth Liturgical Leadership Program at St. Meinrad School of Theology in St. Meinrad, Indiana, made respect for diversity a key theme in his keynote, “Liturgy in a Missionary Key,” at the 58th Annual Southwest Liturgical Conference Study Week in Tucson.
Christian Smith is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame and author of ‘Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America.’ He spoke to Crux.
The government of Quebec is about to eliminate its Ethics and Religious Culture curriculum, which replaced catechesis in schools in 2008.