How bad is the situation of vocations to the priesthood tragic Germany?

Posted January 12, 2018 10:39 am by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

How bad is the situation of vocations to the priesthood tragic Germany?

How bad is the situation of vocations to the priesthood tragic Germany?
“In 2017, only 76 priests were ordained in Germany; in 2000 there were still about twice as many, namely 154.  When the German Bishops’ Conference tallied this number nationwide for the first time in 1962, there were even 557 ordinations to the priesthood.”
A friend sent a link to an article in katholisch.de and included an ironic observation about the photo used with the article.
Germany would appear to have so few priests, they can’t even get photos of their own!
The photo shows a seminarian reading his breviary… at Dunwoody seminary in

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