Our Changing Church
With new series, we’re equipping Catholics to prepare for change
CatholicPhilly.com editor Matthew Gambino tells of a new series on Catholic life in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, and how knowing the facts of our current reality will help forge a course in the near future.
Empty pews and the future of Catholic parishes
Statistical signs of a sharp downturn in religious affiliation, especially among the young, were once unthinkable but no longer. Father Thomas Dailey charts the current decline, and some paths forward.