Friday, February 11, 2011

Number of priests increases for the first time since 1999

The number of Catholic priests has increased for the first time since 1999. At the same time, the number of those leaving the priesthood has decreased.

According to the latest figures released by the Vatican, the total number of priests has grown by 1.4% over the last decade.

1 comment:

Maria said...

This is really a message of hope for our Church.