March 26, 2018

Co-author of US study into why young Catholics leave the Church praises Australia’s efforts to evangelise in schools

March 23, 2018 By Emilie Ng CHURCH leaders in Australia are ahead of those in the United States when it comes to finding new ways of evangelising millennials, the co-author of a recent American study into disaffiliated Catholics has said. […]
March 21, 2018

Crux reports on Catholic disaffiliation study

In case you missed it, Crux Catholic news site was among media reporting on the release of the report, Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics. The article, “New study seeks to understand why young people leave the […]
March 13, 2018

From “Where?” to “Why?”: Reframing the Youth Question

Dr. Bob McCarty, coauthor of Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics, was recently featured in a podcast on the website Ministry Monday (March 4, 2018). Title of the podcast is “From ‘Where?’ to ‘Why?’: Reframing the […]
January 26, 2018

Going, Going, Gone: Saint Mary’s Press Releases Study on Disaffiliation

January 12, 2018

Saint Mary’s Press and Georgetown Researchers Release Two-Year National Study on Disaffiliation in Young Catholics

BALTIMORE (January 17, 2018) – Saint Mary’s Press Catholic Research Group and The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University (CARA) have unveiled the results of an unprecedented two-year national study on why young people are leaving […]
January 5, 2018

Interview with John M. Vitek, President and CEO of Saint Mary’s Press, about Understanding Disaffiliation in Young Catholics

Isn’t this study a bit disruptive for a Catholic organization? How did you get permission to do this? The study is disruptive in the sense that it’s young people telling their stories of why they left the church in their […]
December 4, 2017

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