Number of Americans Taking Religious Vows Falls Dramatically


by Peter Graham on Aug 13, 2014 | Views: 187 | Score: 6
American nunsAmerican priests
196517994558632
198511538657317
20056863441399
20144988338275
Total Number in the US
Sources: pewresearch.org
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Peter Graham
Peter Graham on Aug 12, 2014 1:57 PM said:

The number of American women that have taken vows in order to follow their faith as religious sisters - otherwise known as nuns - has fallen steeply. The total number of nuns in the United States has fallen 72% since 1965; for priests, the total has fallen by 35% over the same period.

Noah
Noah on Aug 15, 2014 10:13 AM said:

Thank God. :)

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