CARA Study Shows Positive Signs of Catholic Belief in Eucharist, But Underscores Need for Revival

Almost two-thirds of Catholics believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, but only 17% of adult Catholics physically attend Mass at least once per week, according to a newly published survey from Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. The survey also revealed a high correlation between belief in the Eucharist and weekly or even monthly Mass attendance.

Study: Catholics Pay Attention to Catholic Media, Especially Print

According to a new study, Catholics, not surprisingly, are using websites and social media more than they did almost 20 years ago, and they increased this usage during the pandemic. What might be a surprising find, except to those reading this story in print, is that Catholics still like their print publications.