America is a country in the midst of major religious flux. It is already well-known that a growing number of Americans say they have no religious affiliation. But far less appreciated is this: Only 35% of Americans attend religious services on a weekly basis. And 28% of Americans say they have a different religious identity than the one in which they were raised.
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will confer the ministries of catechist, lector, and acolyte upon lay men and