Percentage of U.S. Catholics drops and Catholicism is losing numbers faster than any denomination / Cruxnow.com

For years, two truisms dominated coverage of the US Catholic Church: about one quarter of the population is Catholic and each year at Easter, Catholics entering the church offset those leaving it.

“But new data suggests a new story.

“A report released Tuesday (May 12) by the Pew Forum finds that the total number of Catholics in the United States dropped by 3 million since 2007, now comprising about 20 percent – or one-fifth – of the total population.”

By Michael O’Loughlin, Cruxnow.com — Click here to read the rest of this story. Click here to read about the survey on PewForum.org.

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  1. #1 by Sally Murphy Doganieri on May 12, 2015 - 10:34 PM

    Let’s keep cleaning house. Invite the Spirit to lead us again. Let’s stop the cover ups, the lies, the need to control our minds and our hearts. Open the windows and allow some fresh clean air in.

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