The faithful are abandoning the Church in droves!
The number of priests is plummeting!
The number of seminarians is spiraling downward!
The number of nuns has dropped!
Well, the number of nuns has dropped, but the rest of that is just wrong.
I remember back in my Evangelical days, it was a well-accepted fact that the Catholic Church was on its last legs, with people abandoning it in droves, losing more and more ever year.
Funny how things change when you check the facts.
Certainly, there are problems in the Church (always have been; cf. Epistles of St. Paul). The Church did take a big hit after Vatican II. And we’re a long way from where we should be.
But we’re actually...READ MORE