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By William V. D'Antonio,Michele Dillon,Mary L. Gautier

ISBN-10: 1442219912

ISBN-13: 9781442219915

ISBN-10: 1442219920

ISBN-13: 9781442219922

American Catholics in Transition reviews on 5 surveys performed at six 12 months periods over a interval of 25 years, from 1987 to 2011. The surveys are nationwide likelihood samples of yank Catholics, age 18 and older, now together with 4 generations of Catholics. Over those twenty 5 years, the authors have chanced on major alterations in Catholics’ attitudes and behaviour in addition to many enduring developments within the clarification of Catholic id. Generational switch is helping clarify a few of the adjustments. Many millennial Catholics proceed to stay devoted to and lively within the Church, yet there are a few fascinating styles of distinction inside this iteration. Hispanic Catholics are much more likely than their non-Hispanic friends to stress social justice concerns similar to immigration reform and challenge for the bad; and whereas Hispanic millennial girls are the main devoted to the Church, non-Hispanic millennial girls are the least devoted to Catholicism.

In this 5th booklet within the sequence, the authors extend at the issues that have been brought within the first 4 variants. The authors may be able to element to dramatic alterations in and throughout generations and gender, specially relating to Catholic id, dedication, parish existence, and church authority. William V. D’Antonio, Michele Dillon, and Mary L. Gautier supply well timed details bearing on Catholics’ perspectives concerning present urgent matters within the Church, reminiscent of the priest scarcity and substitute liturgical preparations and same-sex marriage. The authors, additionally, offers the 1st complete portrayal of the way the turning out to be numbers of Hispanic Catholics within the U.S. are altering the Church.

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