Vocations, religious

Typical new US religious: 38-year-old cradle Catholic who regularly took part in Eucharistic adoration

Catholic World News, January 27, 2021 The typical religious who professed perpetual vows in 2020 is a 38-year-old cradle Catholic who regularly prayed the Rosary and took part in Eucharistic adoration before entering religious life, according to a survey released by the United States Conference... read more

The number of priests in Asia and Africa has increased in five years

AsiaNews.it, November 24, 2020 The Central Office of Church Statistics looked at the evolution of the number of priests in the world between 2013 and 2018. Over this period, the number dropped by 0.3 per cent to around 414,000. The number of diocesan priests rose by + 0.5 per cent, whilst the... read more