Christianity is declining rapidly in America. Over approximately the past decade, the percentage of Americans who identify as Christian has gone down 12% – from 75% to 63%.
Research from the first quarter of 2022 shows that in-person church attendance is only 36 to 60 % of what it was pre-COVID. One can wonder if church life is running to its end, or if people could find new ways to worship God.
The decline in church attendance has become a fact in all capitalist countries.
some decades ago mega-churches became very popular and took away church members from the smaller churches. But now we see that the death knell of those mega-churches is the cultural idols of individualism and privacy that rule their fellowship.
It might well be that in the developed countries Christians may be in the majority, but everywhere in the capitalist states we see that having an active faith is not anymore of importance. The latest Pew Research Center survey of the religious composition of the United States finds the religiously unaffiliated share of the publicContinue reading “About Three-in-Ten U.S. Adults Are Now Religiously Unaffiliated”
Controversial Pope + Catholics attacking their own so called infallible pope continued Normally the Roman Catholic Church requires assent to all her teaching, whether that teaching comes from the universal episcopate of all the bishops or from the head of the bishops, the Pope, the Bishop of Rome. With regard to papal teaching, the CatholicsContinue reading “Pastoral discipline and dissent from papal teaching”