Demographics

(AP Photo/Matthew J. Sroka)
Robert David Sullivan July 12, 2017
A record low moving rate may be worsening inequality in the United States.
Leah Libresco February 01, 2017
Diversity brings opportunity, but leaky roofs and aging priests bring challenges to American parishes.
The percentage of pregnancies ending in abortion is down to 18.8 percent, a decline of nearly two-fifths below is 1983 peak of 30.3 percent.
Christians are the second-highest educated religious group in the world, according to the Pew Research Center.
Altar servers stand outside St. Peter Claver Church in Baltimore before Mass Nov. 14. The U.S. bishops' traditional Mass for their annual fall general assembly was celebrated at the historic African-American church. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Catholic institutions and ministries need to adapt and prepare for growing diversity.
Tara García Mathewson October 19, 2016
Better engaging Latino populations could be key to Catholic schools' survival.