NEWS STORY: Priest Shortage Is One of New Pope’s Biggest Challenges

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) As Pope Benedict XVI begins his papacy, one of the most troubling issues he faces is a growing priest shortage. In the United States, as the number of priests and nuns has declined steadily since the 1960s, the Roman Catholic population has steadily risen. This has led to more […]

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