Even Americans who identify with a specific religion aren’t necessarily choosing to join a church, synagogue or mosque.
Lookin' at you, Ross Douthat.
Even older Catholics, who are typically more religiously committed, have stopped going to church as often.
Partisans in America's scuffle over religion are either celebrating or panicking, with the fans of Richard Dawkins blowing party horns while clergymen bite their nails. It seems our nation's faith is drowning in a sea of "nones." I admit it. The math initially looks grim.
Where does that leave us who have pledged our lives to this apparently dying institution? As Jesus says numerous times in the Gospels, "Be not afraid."
More than half of the residents of Utah say they attend religious services every week, according to a new survey from Gallup
“These creative ads are our response to Pope Francis’ call for a Church of mercy and hope, ‘where everyone is welcomed, loved
“I feel very sad; I was baptized here,” Sonia Cintron, 75, a member of the Church of the Holy Rosary in East Harlem, told
Detroit Mass Mob embedded via Facebook "People are upset that the churches are closing, but the simple reason is, people
“I am convinced that churches can grow, must grow and should grow,” said the 78-year-old retired prelate. ”But to sit in
“The attendance figures are heartening,” said Bishop of Norwich Graham James. “The encouraging news of further growth to
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