A new study from the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate shows that growth of the Catholic population has been uneven around the world.
Faith and Justice: A new study shows that the U.S. Catholic church is becoming more Hispanic, but Hispanics are becoming less Catholic. How can that be?
Mark Gray of CARA recommends that parents wanting good Catholic offspring should raise their children Protestant but make sure they marry a Catholic spouse.
True, his advice is admittedly tongue in cheek, but it is based on good social science data. In a fascinating blog posting, Gray, the Nate Silver of Catholicism, analyzes the data on converts to the Catholic Church.
Faith and Justice: The bishops' annual report on abuse is not fun reading. Every allegation is bad news, but there is a bit of a silver lining.