• Christopher Schaefer posted an update in the group Group logo of Catholic News WorldCatholic News World 3 months ago

    “…the question regarding rundown or vacant churches also has a geographical aspect, since it concerns countries with different issues and challenges, but most of all it plays into the cultural and social context. ‘The phenomenon is one of the mirrors of the decline of religious practice and the clergy, of the progress of secularization’… Secularization in the West shows no sign of slowing down…”