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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 conducted at six yr durations 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 came across major alterations in Catholics’ attitudes and behaviour in addition to many enduring traits within the rationalization of Catholic id. Generational swap is helping clarify a few of the ameliorations. Many millennial Catholics proceed to stay devoted to and energetic within the Church, yet there are a few attention-grabbing styles of distinction inside of this new release. Hispanic Catholics are much more likely than their non-Hispanic friends to stress social justice matters similar to immigration reform and problem for the bad; and whereas Hispanic millennial ladies are the main devoted to the Church, non-Hispanic millennial girls are the least devoted to Catholicism.

In this 5th ebook within the sequence, the authors extend at the themes 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, particularly relating to Catholic id, dedication, parish lifestyles, and church authority. William V. D’Antonio, Michele Dillon, and Mary L. Gautier supply well timed details bearing on Catholics’ perspectives relating to present urgent concerns within the Church, comparable to the priest scarcity and replacement liturgical preparations and same-sex marriage. The authors, additionally, presents 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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