Recent Survey on U.S. Religious Behavior

I have been reading with interest some of the results of the recent “Religious Landscape Survey” conducted by the Pew Forum. Some of the reported statistics concerning Catholicism are especially disturbing. For example, approximately 1 in 10 Americans is a fallen-away Catholic; approximately one third of children who are raised Catholic eventually leave the Church. In selecting a church, Americans are […]

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Some Good News

In case you haven’t yet heard, here are three items that I found very encouraging today. (1) Today the USCCB has removed from the Catholic News Service site the favorable review of The Golden Compass. American Papist has the details as well as some insightful commentary. It looks like the film isn’t doing as well as the box […]

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