Less priests and nuns, more catechists and lay people: the state of health of the Church in the world 

Posted October 19, 2018 10:00 pm by Editor

Less priests and nuns, more catechists and lay people: the state of health of the Church in the world 

The number of priests, nuns and friars are decreasing everywhere in the world. Today there are 415,000 priests, consecrated little more than 52,000 and the nuns stand at 659,000 units, but the decline, the result of the ascertained phenomenon of the lack of vocations, is a trend that is noted for the fourth consecutive year: it is one of the record…

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