Pastoral Challenges

Posted on 07. Sep, 2005, in Church Teachings, VocationComments Off on Pastoral Challenges

The number of Catholic priests and those entering vocations are rapidly declining.  But is this decline as a result of the child sex abuse scandal in the church or because younger people have become more interested in spirituality than organised religion? John Littleton CC talks about the problems with declining vocation numbers in the church and how reform is needed as many priests are currently suffering from exhaustion as they try to cater for all their parish needs.

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