SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
statistics
June 15, 2018
The number of seminarians has declined since 2012, but overall the Catholic population has remained steady
May 10, 2018
Official data also show which immigrant groups are most likely to attend Sunday Mass
October 20, 2017
The total number of Catholics is growing on every continent except Europe
October 18, 2017
The Anglicans have detailed statistics on what they're up against. Maybe Catholics should do the same
May 23, 2017
A new study claims faith schools hold countries back. The detail reveals a very different picture
November 03, 2016
A clear statistical picture is a key part of Christian mission
September 08, 2016
Critics keep announcing the Church's imminent demise. If only they realised that numbers have doubled since 1970 – and are still rising
May 24, 2016
The Church has the highest retention rate of any denomination, but the lowest rate of conversions
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