A new CARA report finds strong connections between greater Mass attendance and better family and sacramental life, but it also indicates the Church has a lot of work ahead in faith formation.
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Ordinations in 2015 are up 25% over previous years, and a new CARA survey gives insights into what successfully fosters a vocation all the way to ordination.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the U.S. bishops' conference, said, ‘It is my hope and prayer that … the Church will help model ways of addressing and bringing to light the darkness and evil of abuse wherever it exists.’
The 595 men to be ordained is an increase of 25% from 2014, when 477 men were ordained to the priesthood. In 2013, 497 men were ordained Catholic priests.