Catholicism’s Uphill Battle

29 02 2008

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Although I tend not to post things on “relevant” topics, the recent Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life’s survey has really got me thinking on many topics dear to my heart. As you may know, the survey confirms many things that we already know: that Americans shop around for their religion, and one of the largest religious groups in this country are ex-Catholics, at an estimated ten percent of the population. On Catholic radio this morning, it was said for every convert that enters the Catholic Church, four leave. The only reason the Church is maintaining its numbers is through immigration. (Yes, you can all thank us later.) Read the rest of this entry »