March 6, 2009

Vatican cites small rise in number of priests

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The number of Catholic priests rose slightly in 2007 on account of dramatic growth rates in Africa and Asia, according to new statistics released by the Vatican. The statistics appear in the newly released 2009 edition of the Pontifical Yearbook, the church’s organizational directory published annually by the Holy See. “The number […]

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