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Today on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley talk with José Manuel de Urquidi is a voting member at the synod whose advocacy for evangelizing—or rather listening—in digital spaces is turning heads.
J.D. Long-García
Latino participation is important: Recent polling data suggests that more than half of U.S. Catholics under 30 are Latino. Overall, Latinos make up more than 40 percent of Catholics in the United States.
A group of Latino Catholics standing amid pews recite the Lord's Prayer during Mass at the Labor Day Encuentro gathering at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, N.Y., on Sept. 3, 2018. (CNS file photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)
FaithLast Take
Alejandro Aguilera-Titus
The U.S. bishops recently approved plans for a synodal church with vibrant parish communities that include Hispanic/Latino Catholics. All Catholics are invited to participate, and all will benefit.
people dance in front of the stage where a worship leader leads people in song at a nondenominational church
J.D. Long-García
Why are Latinos leaving the Catholic Church? And where are they going? In Phoenix, Grace Walk Church has welcomed those searching for a spiritual home away from the Catholic Church
A woman prays during Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City May 15, 2023.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
The share of Catholics going to Mass even a few times each year has fallen off significantly compared with the number before the Covid pandemic, but U.S. Catholics overall are largely optimistic about their church and its leaders, a new survey finds.
Latino Catholics in black and white shirts hold hands while reciting the Lord's Prayer during Mass inside a church under a circular stained glass window.
Maria-Pia Negro Chin, OSV News
Despite the 24% decline over the last decade, Catholics remain the largest religious group among Latinos in the United States, the Pew report said.