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.

Survey Finds Number of Deacons at Lowest Level Since 2011

A new survey from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Georgetown University shows that the number of permanent deacons in active ministry in the U.S. last year is the lowest since 2011, which “is [a trend] in keeping with the slow decline of the diaconate over the past several years.”


Panelists Discuss how Court’s Dobbs Ruling Could Impact Pro-Life Movement

Assuming the Supreme Court upholds Mississippi’s law banning most abortions after 15 weeks in its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Care, the future of the pro-life movement may depend on a move away from partisan politics, specifically a move away from an alignment with Republican politicians.